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German renewables levy to rise slightly in 2020 and peak the year after – think tank

Germany's renewables levy, the EEG surcharge, is expected to rise slightly from 6.41 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) this year to between 6.5 and 6.7 in 2020, according to calculations by think tank Agora Energiewende*. The main reasons for the expected rise are increasing wind power capacity and a declining balance in Germany’s “green energy account”, writes Agora Energiewende.

read more... 22/08/2019


Germany set to have 635bcf new-build LNG regasification capacity, 31% of Europe’s capacity growth by 2023

Germany is expected to drive capacity growth in Europe’s LNG regasification industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects during the outlook period 2019 to 2023, contributing around 31% of Europe’s total growth, according to GlobalData.

read more... 16/08/2019


Renewables ‘set to make up 65% of Ireland’s energy capacity by 2030’

Renewable energy is set to make up 65% of Ireland’s total installed capacity by 2030.

read more... 15/08/2019


Akuo wins 370 MW in Portugal's PV tender with a record-low bid

French renewable power producer Akuo Energy SAS confirmed on Thursday it had been awarded 370 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Portugal’s recently held tender.

read more... 12/08/2019


Iberdrola secures its first 149 MW of solar in Portugal

Spanish power utility Iberdrola SA confirmed Thursday it had been awarded 149 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Portugal’s recently completed solar auction.

read more... 09/08/2019