EU’s new list of energy projects includes 32 gas facilities

By |november 4th, 2019|Energiewende, Energy transition, European Commission, Fossile Brennstoffe, funding, Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), News, oil and gas industry|

The EU says it wants to get out of fossil fuels and become climate neutral as soon as possible. But the European Commission's latest list of energy projects eligible for EU funding nevertheless includes 32 gas projects, including the construction of ne...

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EU’s new list of energy projects includes 32 gas facilities

By |november 4th, 2019|Energiewende, Energy transition, European Commission, Fossile Brennstoffe, funding, Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), News, oil and gas industry|

The EU says it wants to get out of fossil fuels and become climate neutral as soon as possible. But the European Commission's latest list of energy projects eligible for EU funding nevertheless includes 32 gas projects, including the construction of ne...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s new list of energy projects includes 32 gas facilities

German farmers protest against green energy grid expansion

By |februar 22nd, 2019|Energiewende, Germany, grid expansion, News, power lines, Renewable energies|

Germany's parliament is looking into a law meant to speed up electric grid expansion and move forward its energy transition. But German farmers are not happy and have called for more compensation from the federal government. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Germany’s coal phase out plans must accelerate to meet Paris goals

By |februar 4th, 2019|coal, coal phase-out, coal power, Energiewende, Germany, News, Paris Agreement|

Germany needs to phase out coal-fired power by 2030 in order to maximise the economic and social benefits of the zero-carbon transition, and deliver its commitment as part of the Paris Agreement, writes Nigel Topping.

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Wider German public welcomes compromise for phasing out coal

By |januar 29th, 2019|Energiewende, Energy transition, France, Franco-German relations, German "coal commission", Kohlekommission, News, phasing out coal, Renewable energies|

German Environment Minister Schulze has called the coal commission's outcome "very good," while the AfD party said Germany is digging its own grave by phasing out coal. France is also watching events in Berlin. Can the European energy transition succee...

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What’s in the German coal commission’s final report?

By |januar 28th, 2019|brown coal, Energiewende, energy policy, Energy transition, Kohleausstieg, Kohlekommission, News, phasing out coal|

With negotiations having lasted eight months and the outcome already postponed once, the German Commission on Growth, Structural Change and Employment (the so-called “coal commission”), has presented its final report. What's in it? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Energy sector relieved after Germany appoints new state secretary

By |januar 22nd, 2019|Energiewende, Energy transition, Germany, News, renewables|

Germany's economy and energy minister Peter Altmaier has appointed municipal utility manager Andreas Feicht as the new state secretary for energy, putting an end to an embarrassing, nearly year-long void. Four key stakeholders have welcomed the appoint...

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‘Merkel deceived us on climate’, says Germany’s Energiewende godfather

By |januar 15th, 2019|Energiewende, feed-in tariffs, Germany, Greenhouse gases emissions, Hans Josef Fell, News|

Berlin lacks the political will to bring the energy transition forward, said Hans Josef Fell, the initiator of Germany's world-renowned 2000 renewable energy feed-in tariff legislation, in an interview with EURACTIV.com.

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Juncker attends closure of Germany’s last black coal mine

By |december 21st, 2018|black coal, Coal mining, coal phase-out, Energiewende, Germany, Jean-Claude Juncker, News|

Germany will close its last black coal mine on Friday (21 December), a milestone marking the end of a 200-year-old industry that once fuelled the country's economic growth but lost the battle against cheaper foreign competitors.

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Germany launches coal commission in a bid to protect climate and jobs

By |junij 7th, 2018|climate, coal, Energiewende, Energy transition, Germany, News|

After being postponed three times, Germany’s government has appointed the long-awaited commission which is to define a roadmap for the country’s coal phase-out. It will have a double mandate: to protect both the climate and jobs.

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