The main obstacle to getting a commercial location in Bavaria is power grid delays

Bavarian industrial organization vbw stated that achieving climate neutrality through changing Germany’s energy system is essential to maintaining industry competitiveness in the southern state of Bavaria. However, delays in expanding the national power grid constitute a significant barrier. According to…

Due to high prices, cruise ships in Europe are switching from LNG to diesel

According to a report by the newswire dpa that was picked up by the Süddeutsche Zeitung, an increasing number of cruise ships have decided to switch their propellant from liquefied natural gas (LNG) to diesel fuel because of the high…

Solar Alliance strengthens its position in support of EU manufacturing goals

After being selected to serve as the Secretariat for the EU Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Industry Alliance, EIT InnoEnergy, which is a sustainable energy innovation engine, will contribute to the delivery of an additional 30GW of solar manufacturing capacity in Europe…

Energy supply risks for the winter are manageable for Europe

As Europe strives to prevent power outages this winter, the head of the French national grid has downplayed the possibility of a breakdown in electricity flows and significant reductions in energy exports across the continent. High gas storage levels, which…

Repowering Europe’s wind farms is beneficial for everyone

What transpires as a wind turbine reaches the end of its useful life? The “End of Life Issues and Strategies” conference, held annually by WindEurope (EoLIS2022), presents the most recent developments in repowering, decommissioning, disassembling, and recycling wind turbines. The…

The European Commission grants $394 million to 168 eco-friendly projects

168 “green deals” for climate action have received funding totaling more than $394 million from the European Commission (EC) in Europe. The funding, which was approved on November 23, represents a 27% increase over the budget from the previous year…

Emergency permitting measures represent a step backwards

This coming Thursday, November 24, the Energy Ministers of the EU are going to vote on certain emergency measures. That seems like a good plan. However, in their current form, these steps constitute a step in the opposite direction of…

Europe’s latest wind offshore auction based on non-price criteria was successful

The Hollandse Kust West (HKW) tender’s “Site VII” results were released by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). It is the most recent significant non-price auction. The winning bid came from RWE subsidiary Oranje Wind Power II. A 700 MW offshore…

As a result of the energy crisis, Europe may be forced to deindustrialize

In spite of record-setting prices, a significant reduction in the supply of Russian gas, and a liquidity crisis on the energy market, the European Union has been discreetly celebrating a constant fall in gas and electricity use this year. However,…

Large-scale “reskilling” jobs are required in Europe as a result of the switch to EVs

The transition to electric vehicles will necessitate enormous changes in the automobile sector and will call for the European Union to provide financial support for “reskilling” initiatives that will assist workers in becoming ready for a future with zero emissions.…