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Thursday, July 30th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Germany drives bumper year for European offshore wind in 2015, installing three times more capacity than current leader, the UKEurope’s offshore wind power industry has set a record for its biggest ever year just six months into 2015. The biggest factor was a huge jump in turbines in German waters connecting to the grid, with Germany installing three times more electricity-generating capacity than the continent’s current leader, the UK
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2015-07-30 04:10:19
Saturday, June 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Group of Seven (G7) leaders to agree to limit the rise in average global temperatures to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, warning that without such a commitment a broader climate deal could fail.
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2015-06-06 05:29:15
Monday, June 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
(This story corrects throughout to show data refers to German sales of sulphur hexafluoride, not emissions)

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2015-06-01 11:06:27
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - German emissions of sulfur hexafluoride, the most potent of all greenhouse gases, rose 13 percent last year compared with 2013 levels, according to data from the federal statistics office published on Wednesday.
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2015-05-27 03:15:59
Monday, May 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany plans to force coal-fired power plant operators to reduce their CO2 emissions by 2020 by less than previously planned, according to an economy ministry document seen by Reuters on Monday, bowing to opposition from within the industry.
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2015-05-18 06:51:31
Saturday, May 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for the European Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS), the bloc's flagship policy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, to become a global system.
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2015-05-16 10:00:33
Tuesday, May 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - German development bank KFW could lend India $1.1 billion for rooftop solar projects, on top of another loan it has extended to help the Asian country fund its ambitious green energy plans, India's top renewable energy bureaucrat told Reuters.
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2015-05-12 08:48:51
Thursday, May 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Support among Germans for a Europe-U.S. free trade deal has fallen sharply over the past year with many in Europe's biggest economy worrying about its impact on food standards, auto safety and the environment, a new opinion poll released on Thursday showed.
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2015-05-07 05:12:27
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany expects an EU deal to reform its carbon market to result in the one-off removal of 900 million backloaded permits from the market, plus a further 200 million certificates per year from 2019, an environment ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, correcting comments made earlier by a senior German official
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2015-05-06 06:10:24
Thursday, April 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Thursday gave Germany the green light to support the construction of 20 offshore wind farms by paying operators a premium on top of the market price for electricity, it said in a statement.

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2015-04-16 04:53:18
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Energy companies and unions warn that planned emissions limits will spark mass plant closures and redundanciesGerman energy companies say that construction of over half the country’s planned power plants could be scuppered if the country goes ahead with a leaked plan to set emissions budgets for the country’s biggest polluters
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2015-04-14 12:05:13
Sunday, April 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Sitting in a control center that helps ensure uninterrupted power for 82 million Germans, Gunter Scheibner is proving that renewable energy from the sun and wind can be just as reliable as fossil fuels. Scheibner, in charge of keeping flows stable over 6,200 miles (9,976 kilometers) of transmission lines in eastern Germany, must keep power from solar and wind in harmony whether it’s sunny or
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2015-04-12 18:00:00
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
German specialty chemicals producer Evonik plans to build an alcoholates plant in Argentina's Puerto General San Martín. The alcoholates will be used as catalysts in the production of biodiesel from renewable raw materials and supply the South American market, especially Argentina and Brazil.
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2015-04-08 10:24:55
Sunday, April 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract to provide additional infrastructure at the West of Adlergrund offshore wind cluster in the German Baltic Sea.
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2015-04-05 13:08:50
Tuesday, March 31st, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's greenhouse gas emissions fell for the first time in three years in 2014, helped by a mild winter and the expansion of renewable sources of energy, the environment ministry said on Tuesday.
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2015-03-31 07:29:31