World Bank debars German oil and gas contractor for 13 months

The debarment makes Ferrostall Oil & Gas ineligible to participate in projects and operations financed by institutions of the World Bank Group for the stated period

Shell eyes synthetic kerosene production for greener air travel

The energy major will use renewable electricity and biomass to produce the fuel

Netherlands built Europe’s biggest wind capacity in 2020

Europe is not deploying enough new wind to deliver the Green Deal and climate neutrality, new report finds

German solar batteries demand soar by nearly 50% in 2020

The annual market for stationary battery storage will double by 2025, new report estimates

Ford to electrify its entire European passenger vehicle range by 2030

The manufacturer will invest $1 billion in a new electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Cologne

New partnership to help boost energy efficiency in Ukraine’s housing sector

Loans will be provided to homeowners’ associations that are participating in the Energy Efficiency Fund programme

Siemens Energy to cut 7,800 gas and power jobs to reduce costs

The cuts across various departments will happen by 2025

EU approves €300m German state aid to support sustainable transport

The budget covers the period from 2020 to 2023 and will support projects aimed at favouring local public transport over more polluting means of transport

Almost nine-in-ten Germans support ‘greater use of renewable energy’

More than half of German citizens believe that greater use of renewables could strengthen the regional economy, according to a new survey

‘Renewables made up almost 46% of German electricity consumption in 2020’

The share of renewables increased by almost 4% compared to last year, according to a report