Volkswagen’s European Factories Up To 95 Percent Powered By Renewables

In 2020. Volkswagen Group increased the share of renewables powering its European factories from 80 percent to 95 percent (year over year/YoY), and 10 of its factories became 100 percent renewably powered. The target is for them to reach 100 percent renewable power by 2023. In China, Volkswagen Group increased the share of renewables powering …

The Future Is in Nuclear Energy

Why are wind and sun as renewable energy sources less environmentally acceptable and economically less profitable than nuclear energy, and how much France as an example can help us in the strategy of developing the power system, explains Professor Milenko Djuric, PhD. Switching to the use of renewable energy sources, …

EBRD and EU Advance Honey Producer’s Development in Moldova

Nestled in the picturesque village of Costești, Moldova, Regina Naturii manufactures and trades jars of delicious natural delicacies. The honey producer may well have borrowed its work ethic from industrious bees in their hives since what initially started as a hobby soon turned into a profitable firm. The EBRD and …

A Live Wire

The NordLink cable will directly connect the German and Norwegian energy markets for the first time. Electricity from wind and hydropower will be exchanged to ensure supply reliability, stable prices and a higher share of renewables in the energy mix. KfW Stories reports on the technologically unique project. At an elevation of …

Which Country Dominates Offshore Wind Market?

New research published by RenewableUK shows the global pipeline of offshore wind energy projects which are operational, under construction, consented or being planned has soared by 30% in the last twelve months from 122GW to 159GW. The statistics are revealed on the first day of RenewableUK’s Global Offshore Wind V-Fest …

Italy Set to Increase EV Incentives to €10,000 — Are Carmakers Ready?

The Italian government is preparing new fiscal measures to sustain the economic recovery, following months of lockdown at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. Like in many other countries, particularly in Europe, economic stimulus is being directed preferentially to a sustainable recovery, especially in the transport and construction industries. As …