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DT Deutsche Telekom to become nationwide power utility to operate charging stations 2018/02/21
12,000 last mile distribution boxes on the curb could be turned into 24,000 charging points - 12,000 grey DT boxes along the curb are already connected to the grid. With investments of 10,000 per charging point (cable)or 20,000 per last mile distribution box this would mean 240 mn in capex and result in a doubling the existing charging infrastructure (11,000 charging points as of Sep 2017)in Germany. But imagine how many street lights with electricity connections exists in Germany? Where is the public service?
Innogy invests in utility scale solar pv in Australia2018/02/15
460MW for >$500 million as part of the 3yrs 3.5bn investment program - "Limondale" with 347 MWp and "Hillston" with planned 115 MWp will be realized until end of next year. Innogy´s new solar pv development arm Belectric will act as EPC and subsequently assume Operations & Maintenance. Last year Belectric reported about two projects of 10.8 MW and 3.3 MW in Australia. The Stock market took a cautious view and wiped out more than 500 mn off Innogy´s market cap in a 1.6% rising MDAX market and almost 250 mn off the value of its 76.8% owner RWE in a flat DAX market.
SiemensGamesa wins Hornsea Two project to install 173 8MW offshore turbines2018/02/14
89 km off the British east coast on 462 km2 - SG`s largest wind project todate was Hornsea One with 1,218 MW, also developed by Ørsted (Dong Energy). The value of the order could be >1.25 bn. On its Capital Markets day it announced a cost saving program of 2 bn and a target 8-10% EBIT margin by 2020.
Wind, Solar & Biomass in the EU generated 679 Terawatt hours of electricity in 2017, up 12% yoy, and more than generated from coal2018/02/11
Report by Sandbag and Agora Energiewende
on the energy transition in the European power sector - For the first time, electricity generation from "new" renewable energy have overtaken electricity generated out of coal in the EU, 20.9% versus 20.6%. "This is incredible progress, considering just five years ago, coal generation was more than twice that of wind, solar and biomass." "Germany and the UK alone contributed 56% of the growth in renewables in the past three years."
UK T-4 auction for guaranteed power in 4 yrs time has cleared at £8.40/kW, down from £22.50 a year ago2018/02/09
last weeks T-1 capacity market auction for delivery next winter has cleared at £6/kW - The Aggregate Capacity of awarded Capacity Agreements is 50.4 GW. Thermal power plants took the lion´s share of the auctioned capacity.