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BMW is the first in the world to use aluminum produced with solar energy

Aluminum production is a very energy-intensive activity, which means that the greenhouse gas emissions are prohibitively high for every ton of this metal produced. Solar energy will help reduce dependence on fossil fuels for aluminum production. First, to this experience, it has joined the company BMW, aluminum for machines which will produce the plant and solar power […]

SunFunder and others back SunCulture with $11m

German Startup’s Solar-Electric Car Can Recharge During a Sunny Drive

German startup Sono Motors is showing off a solar-electric vehicle that can recharge when driven in daylight. The Sion looks like a minivan, but the black exterior is covered with 248 polymer solar panels that absorb energy from the sun. As a result, the panels can recharge the car when it’s parked outside or on the move.  […]

Electric Vehicle Charger standards that OEMs should look for a successful market capture

Vietnam and Thailand attract German solar energy funds

A German crowd investing platform for green energy is looking to further expand in Southeast Asia after most recently acquiring a Thai solar project. Ecoligo bought SEA Rooftop Solar, the Thai solar subsidiary of German utility giant RWE, in December. With the deal, whose price has not been disclosed, Ecoligo obtained SEA’s only project, a […]

Moon Administration’s Renewable Energy Policy Lays Waste to Environment

German Startup The Mobility House Stakes Claim on US EV Charging Market

Electrification projects like its St. Louis electric bus charging contract “are possible everywhere.” The U.S. electric fleet charging market is small but growing, just like domestic EV adoption. But the competition is heating up. German startup The Mobility House launched in 2009 to figure out dynamic charging for electric fleets, the kind that use enough […]

Detel plans to raise Rs 150 cr by this year-end to strengthen EV portfolio

BMW moves engine production to Britain as German plants go electric

Factories across the globe are clamouring for investment into next-generation cars as electric vehicles gain traction with consumers and as governments hasten the demise of the combustion engine. FRANKFURT : BMW on Wednesday said it will retool its German factories to build electric cars and components and shift manufacturing of combustion engines to plants in […]

Detel plans to raise Rs 150 cr by this year-end to strengthen EV portfolio

German power grids launch electric car project with Bosch, VW

  FRANKFURT: German power grid firms 50Hertz and Stromnetz Berlin on Friday launched a programme in cooperation with subsidiaries of Volkswagen AG and Bosch to find out how electric-car batteries can help stabilise power networks. The 18-month programme aims at assessing what digital measuring and control systems are needed to enable linked-up electric vehicles (EVs) […]

Detel plans to raise Rs 150 cr by this year-end to strengthen EV portfolio

German consumers to get cheaper power after green levy is capped

FRANKFURT: German consumers can look forward to lower energy bills next year after a reduction in a surcharge they pay to support renewable power. Average households will see power prices fall by 1%, which translates to 12 euros of annual savings for a three-person household, price comparison site Verivox said on Thursday. The surcharge was […]

Germany urged to be carbon-neutral by 2040

German power grid firms need sharp rise in renewable generation capacity by 2035

FRANKFURT: Germany’s four power grid operators said on Friday that a sharp rise in the country’s renewable generation capacity was needed over the next 15 years to meet demand from the electrification of heating, transport and other industries. Presenting their capacity planning needs through 2035, the four high voltage transmission grid firms (TSOs) said in […]

Germany urged to be carbon-neutral by 2040

German energy usage fell 2.3% in 2019 to more than 40-year low

FRANKFURT: German energy usage fell 2.3% in 2019 to a more than 40-year low due to efficiency measures, a slowing economy and a shift from manufacturing to service industries, industry group AGEB said on Monday, confirming an October forecast. In its annual report the AGEB said full-year primary energy usage in Europe's biggest economy fell […]

Germany urged to be carbon-neutral by 2040