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Shell agrees PPA for 600 MW Witznitz solar power plant

11/09/2023 - 15:03

The energy group Shell has agreed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hansainvest Real Assets, a subsidiary of the insurance... read more

Referendum prevents accelerated planning of solar power plants in the Swiss canton of Valais

11/09/2023 - 14:33

A referendum has rejected an option adopted by the government of the Swiss canton of Valais to speed up the implementation of large-... read more

Shell plans to sell Sonnen, media

11/09/2023 - 13:42

Energy group Shell, which acquired battery storage and energy services provider Sonnen GmbH for around €500 million ($535 million) 2019... read more

Germany’s »markt value solar« increases with exchange electricity prices

11/09/2023 - 13:07

After the monthly average in the base load segment for the market area Germany/Luxembourg on the European power exchange Epex Spot rose... read more

VDE certifies balcony power plants

08/09/2023 - 13:25

The German VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies now offers certification for plug-in solar power... read more

Acquisition of Sun Cable by Cannon-Brookes completed

08/09/2023 - 12:55

Singapore-based Sun Cable is fully owned by Australian billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes' investment firm Grok Ventures since Wednesday (... read more

Joint venture plans of ex-VW CEO Diess and JA Solar for solar production in Europe

08/09/2023 - 11:43

Former automotive executive Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen until 2022, is planning to set up a joint venture with partners from China... read more

SMA expands electronics production in Niestetal

07/09/2023 - 14:26

German inverter and system technology provider SMA Solar Technology AG plans to invest around twelve million euros ($12.9 million) in... read more

Swiss electricity consumption from renewables at 80 percent in 2022 thanks to imports

07/09/2023 - 14:26

The Swiss Federal Office of Energy has published energy statistics for last year. According to the statistics, around 79 percent of the... read more

German solar power production downward in first half of 2023 due to weather conditions

07/09/2023 - 14:26

Electricity feed-in from photovoltaics in Germany was 5.9 percent lower in the first half of this year than in the same period last year... read more