Bosch and EnBW have constructed a battery at the Heilbronn coal-fired power plant, with the aim of suppling the balancing power market at times when demand outstrips supply.
Plans for the 497 MW Hohe See offshore wind farm in Europe's North Sea are underway this week.
The head of Europe's main gas turbine association says politicians are failing to react quickly enough to the realities of the bloc’s power sector, leading to coal power continuing to hold sway in certain countries.
German utility EnBW is to shut down its gas-fired power plant in Karlsruhe, referring to the operation as ‘not economically feasible’.
Germany’s largest utility, E.ON, is reported to be considering the sale of its grid business as it continues to adapt to inhospitable market conditions.
Germany’s top four energy groups -- E.ON, RWE, EnBW and Vattenfall, are set to hear a decision from the country’s government on the final funding they must provide for storage of nuclear waste on the 19th of October.
An expert report has expressed the view that a storage facility for Germany’s nuclear waste may not be finalised until the next century.
EnBW could cut up to 400 jobs in a bid to save an extra $280m as it scrambles to respond to the task of paying for nuclear decommissioning as well as the decline in its coal and gas-fired power plant business.
Germany's Commission on the Review of Funding for the Phase-Out of Nuclear Energy released its recommendations this week.
A German regional court this week dismissed a lawsuit by EnBW seeking financial compensation for a three-month shutdown of two of its older nuclear reactors.