Monthly Archive for August, 2009

Extra High Voltage Grid Extension Acceleration Act Published

The Extra High Voltage Grid Extension Acceleration Act (Gesetz zur Beschleunigung des Ausbaus der Höchstspannungsnetze) of 21 August 2009 has been published in the Federal Law Gazette of 26 August 2009. Continue reading ‘Extra High Voltage Grid Extension Acceleration Act Published’

53 MW Lieberose Solar Park Opened

Together with federal minister Wolfgang Tiefensee and Brandenburg Prime Minister Matthias Platzeck, Juwi and First Solar opened their (so far) biggest German Lieberose solar park in Turnow-Preilack north of Cottbus.  Continue reading ’53 MW Lieberose Solar Park Opened’

Differing Information on Vattenfall’s Enea Bid

Today, Dow Jones News reports that Vattenfall has not yet finally decided on submitting an offer for the Polish energy supplier Enea.  However, also today Reuters Germany reports that Vattenfall has decided against the submission of an offer.

Government Adopts EUR 500m Electromobility Plan

On 18 August 2009 the German Federal Cabinet (German Government) adopted the National Electromobility Development Plan.  It aims at one million electric cars being driven in Germany by 2020.  The plan shall help to advance research and development, market preparation and introduction of battery powered cars in Germany. Continue reading ‘Government Adopts EUR 500m Electromobility Plan’