Oil, gas, coal could lose two-thirds of value by 2070, says study

By |junij 4th, 2020|carbon emissions, Carbon Tracker, coal, coronavirus, COVID-19, Datteln 4, decarbonisation, Dekarbonisierung, Energiewende, Energy transition, Erdgas, Erdöl, fossil fuel, Germany, health crisis, News|

Business in oil, gas and coal is becoming increasingly unprofitable as global fossil reserves could lose around two-thirds of their value in the next 50 years, plummeting from around $39 trillion to $14 trillion, according to a study published on Thurs...

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RWE-E.ON deal will run smaller firms out of the market, green power boss claims

By |junij 4th, 2020|E.ON, electricity market, Energiewende, German renewable energy law (EEG), Germany, News, Renewable energies, Renewable Energy, RWE|

The European Commission’s decision to approve an agreement between Germany’s big power firms risks distorting energy market competition, according to the head of another company, who explained to EURACTIV Germany why he has started legal action.

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Germany’s new coal phase-out plan: Lots of money, little climate ambition

By |januar 17th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, coal phase-out, Energiewende, Germany, News, Renewable energies, wind energy|

An agreement reached in the early hours of Thursday (16 January) between the federal government and representatives of the four German coal states won't bring the country much closer to reaching its climate goals, analysts said.

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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...

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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...

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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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