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Develop and optimize a Hydrogen Economy in the Greater Region – Companies from France, Germany and Luxembourg constitute European economic business interest grouping

Creos Deutschland, Encevo, GazelEnergie, GRTgaz, H2V, Hydrogène de France, SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar GmbH and STEAG GmbH have constituted themselves as the European economic business interest grouping (EEIG) “Grande Region Hydrogen” (Figure 1). The Members of the EEIG have, each individually and partially together, set themselves the goal of establishing an integrated cross-border energy system in the Greater Region by linking ...

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STEAG looks to Greece

SENS LSG, a German-Austrian joint venture in the field of photovoltaics (PV) which was only founded at the end of 2020, is significantly advancing the energy transition in Greece. Together with the LSG Group from Vienna/Austria, SENS is to construct solar PV power plants with a total capacity of 480 MW in Greece in the coming months (Figure 1), and further ...

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STEAG PV subsidiary enters into cooperation for BeNeLux market

STEAG Solar Energy Solutions GmbH (SENS), Würzburg/Germany, and the Czech-Dutch company Greenbuddies Energy BV, based in Eindhoven/Netherlands, will in future join forces on the photovoltaic (PV) market in the BeNeLux countries (Figure 1). The aim is to offer ground-mounted PV projects and associated services in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. From the Greenbuddies branch in Eindhoven headed by Jos Schlangen, ...

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New chair of the board of management at the Working Group on Energy Balances

The Working Group on Energy Balances (AG Energiebilanzen) elected Michael Nickel as the new chair of the board of management and as a member of the management at this year’s general meeting in Berlin/Germany. Nickel has been deputy chair of the AG Energiebilanzen since 2004. Before that, he had worked for the Federal Association of German Energy and Water Management ...

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Hard coal continues to be crucial for security of supply

Over the course of 2021, it has become clear that security of supply is and will remain one of the most important topics of the energy transition. The expansion of renewable energies that are dependent on supply, wind and solar, is at the centre of energy policy. The continuously increasing share of renewable energies increases the need to hold on ...

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DMT GROUP explores Europe’s geothermal energy potential in development of the European Green Deal

DMT GROUP, Essen/Germany, a global engineering and consultancy group, is playing a central role in efforts to explore geothermal energy potential across North-West Europe. DMT is providing expertise in seismic measurement, boreholes and data evaluation to further the ambitions of the European Green Deal. DMT is committed to working with partners across Europe to harness the region’s untapped renewable energy ...

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Quarry in Hemer one of the first to be CSC certified

Quarry company Stricker & Weiken GmbH & Co. KG, Warstein/Germany, is one of the first quarries in Germany to be CSC certified. The Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) promotes transparency in the concrete manufacturing process and its value chain, and in the effects on the social and ecological environment. Stricker & Weiken was able achieve the silver CSC certificate. Plant manager ...

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After 150 years, all entrances will be permanently closed

The Prosper-Haniel mine in Bottrop was the last coal mine in Germany. On 21st December 2018, the last lump of coal was brought to the surface here in a big ceremony and handed over to the Federal President. Since then, the withdrawal from the mine workings has been pushed ahead underground to safely close the mine. This work is now ...

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thyssenkrupp sells Mining business to FLSmidth and presses on with transformation of the group

At the end of July 2021 thyssenkrupp AG, Essen/Germany, announced the sale of its Mining Technologies business unit to the Danish company FLSmidth, thus reaching a further important milestone in the initiated realignment of the group. The enterprise value is 325 M €. The transaction is subject to competition authority approval. The closing of the transaction is expected within the next ...

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Two new wall calendars on historical mining

In the 29th original Saxon mining calendar, “Saxon Mining 2022”, the various facets of the Saxon mining industry are once again being presented in pictures (Figure 1). Large-format photographs of historical mines, functional buildings, shafts, tunnels and drifts bear witness to the unique cultural landscape of the Ore Mountains. Historical crack illustrations, written material, medals, models and the maintenance of tradition ...

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