The briefing pack on the various countries often reiterated one point. “There is no conflict between sustainable development of any country’s natural resources and its commitment to climate change.”
Germany’s wind turbines are likely to produce near-record levels of power this week as strong gusts hit the country.
Beleaguered wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Energy has reportedly secured a multi-billion-euro loan deal in principle with the German Government, its top shareholder other parties in project-related guarantees.
The Scottish Government has awarded the Net Zero Technology Centre £200,000 to advance research into the feasibility of exporting hydrogen from Scotland to Germany.
ITM is now storing its stacks at the Linden site for fast delivery to customers, in addition to repair and maintenance facilities. Linden will also be the home of ITM’s global business development.
“With our European neighbours we could have a pipeline of green hydrogen to provide a clean fuel stock to German industry and coming back the other way carbon to the UK [for storage],” he said.
“BP is paying half a billion pounds per year” on its 3 GW commitment. “It will take not less than six years, although they say it will take four. No project has been developed that fast,” Gorski said.
Germany wants to lock in contracts for liquefied natural gas with a delivery obligation, an effort to deter profit-chasing traders from diverting shipments elsewhere as the nation boosts its commitment to the fuel.
Scottish Government plans could see the country supply 10% of EU hydrogen demand and create 700 jobs.
European gas prices have plunged to the lowest since mid-2021, when Russia was just beginning to squeeze supplies before its invasion of Ukraine, helping to reverse a surge in inflation and bring relief to consumers.
A cargo ship has sustained damage to the outer skin of its hull following a collision with a turbine in Orsted’s Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Germany.
A group of Western European nations led by Germany and France have committed to massively ramping up the production of clean energy from wind turbines in the North Sea, to both meet climate targets and reduce their strategic energy dependence on Russia.
Shareholders in HEH include the Buss Group, Fluxys and Dow. The latter owns the land on which the group will build the regas terminal. The terminal will take industrial waste heat from Dow’s projects, allowing it to regasify LNG with minimal emissions.
Aberdeen-based Neptune Energy has committed to spending $23 million (£18.7m) on a decommissioning program in Germany.
Infinity Power's Mansour said the project would provide "clean renewable energy to the region and the "entire continent of Africa".
Germany's defence minister voiced caution on Wednesday over media reports that a pro-Ukraine group was involved in blowing up the Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea last year.
The report went on to say the attack required experienced divers who may have received “specialised government training” at some point.
More investments in liquefaction is needed to head off a supply-demand gap that the company sees emerging in the late 2020s. Last year, the company put this supply-demand gap opening up by mid-decade.
Alebri said the delivery “demonstrates how the UAE is continuing to work closely with our strategic partners in responsibly providing secure, sustainable and affordable energy supplies”.
A greenfield LNG project requires “absolute harmonisation of business objectives and risk allocation and for the state-owned enterprises to be singing from the same hymn sheet”.
“A gas deficit situation this winter is becoming increasingly unlikely,” it said. “However, a worsening of the situation can still not be ruled out. The need to save gas is still important.”
First oil has been achieved at a Neptune Energy operated well, onshore Germany.
Germany has reduced its imports of Russian energy to zero and imported its first full cargo of LNG to Uniper’s new terminal at Wilhelmshaven.
Germany agreed to reduce its stake in Uniper to 25% plus one share by 2028 at the latest.
Germany rejected a claim that it plans to buy Russian oil early next year, saying that it will instead import crude oil from Kazakhstan.