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Uniper will grüner werden - Weniger CO2 trotz Kraftwerk Datteln

Jan 23 2020

Berlin Der von Umweltschützern ins Visier genommene Energiekonzern Uniper will seinen Kohlendioxidausstoß deutlich senken und setzt dabei auch auf sein umstrittenes Kohlekraftwerk Datteln 4.

EWE will mit Investor Ardian Schlagkraft erhöhen

Jan 23 2020

Berlin Der norddeutsche Energiekonzern EWE will nach dem Einstieg des französischen Finanzinvestors Ardian sein Wachstum mit einer stärkeren finanziellen Schlagkraft vorantreiben.

Dutch power firm TenneT sets up unit focused on EU green targets

Jan 22 2020

Berlin Dutch-German power grid company TenneT is setting up a new business unit focused on the European Union's "Green New Deal" project to make the bloc carbon-neutral by 2050.

Netzbetreiber Tennet treibt Energiewende voran

Jan 22 2020

Berlin Der in Deutschland breit aufgestellte niederländische Stromnetzbetreiber Tennet will das Tempo der Energiewende forcieren.

Uniper to slash CO2 emissions by up 40% despite Datteln 4 start: CEO

Jan 22 2020

BERLIN German utility Uniper aims to cut its carbon emissions significantly over coming years, its chief executive said, adding this would include replacing old coal-fired capacity with its new state-of-the-art Datteln 4 plant.

Germany's EWE gets funding boost from new shareholder Ardian

Jan 22 2020

BERLIN German regional utility EWE has access to half a billion euros ($555 million) in funds for growth from French private equity firm Ardian, its new anchor shareholder, the group's chief executive said.

Germany's 50Hertz power grid carried record 60% renewable energy in 2019: CEO

Jan 21 2020

BERLIN Three-fifths of the power carried by high-voltage grid firm 50Hertz in northeastern Germany last year came from renewable sources, a record high, chief executive Stefan Kapferer told Reuters on Tuesday.

Offshore wind giant Orsted favors small deals over big M&A: CEO

Jan 21 2020

BERLIN Denmark's Orsted , the world's largest operator of offshore wind parks, plans to steer clear of super-sized takeovers, its chief executive said on Tuesday, preferring small deals to keep the group among the biggest renewable players.

German energy shift will be like 'open-heart surgery': economy minister

Jan 21 2020

BERLIN Germany's transition to a fossil-fuel free energy mix will be like undergoing "open-heart surgery" as the car, steel and renewable industries will need to work hard to stay competitive, its economy minister said on Tuesday.

Germany's 2019 hard coal imports fell 14.7%: importers

Jan 17 2020

FRANKFURT Germany imported 40.2 million tonnes of hard coal last year, 14.7% less than in 2018 due to competition from renewables and gas, and as the steel industry curbed usage, importers said on Friday.

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