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Tuesday, January 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Power plant conversion project in North Yorkshire is one of several state-backed renewable energy projects in the UKThe European commission has launched an investigation into the UK’s plans to support the conversion of part of its Drax coal power plant to biomass.The commission, which late last year gave approval for the German energy group RWE to undertake a similar conversion at its Lynemouth plant, wants to ensure the Drax plans are in line with EU state aid rules
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2016-01-05 08:12:19
Monday, January 4th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Newly formed Uniper will assume control of the German energy giant’s fossil fuel assets, with E.ON focusing on renewables and energy networks, reports BusinessGreenGermany energy giant E.ON has officially separated its fossil fuel assets into a new company, dubbed Uniper.The move, which became effective on January 1st, will see the energy company focus on renewables, energy networks, and energy efficiency services
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2016-01-04 10:28:00
Tuesday, November 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Divestment based on climate and business reasons, says German financial giant as decision is likely to affect €4bn worth of investments
Germany’s Allianz SE, one of the world’s largest financial asset managers, said on Tuesday it would decrease investments in companies using coal and boost funding in those focused on wind power over the next six months
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2015-11-24 07:11:17
Saturday, October 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss specialty chemicals group Clariant expects biofuels to get a boost from the scandal surrounding Volkswagen's manipulation of diesel motor emissions tests, Chief Executive Hariolf Kottmann told a German newspaper.
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2015-10-10 06:45:58
Wednesday, October 7th, 2015      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Shares in German wind and solar park operator CHORUS Clean Energy opened flat in their stock market debut on Wednesday.
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2015-10-07 02:26:56
Monday, October 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Green energy is cheap in the long run and clean compared to "dirty" coal and costly nuclear power, a senior German energy official said on the sidelines of a Cape Town conference, at a time when South Africa plans to expand atomic power generation.
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2015-10-05 13:28:05
Monday, October 5th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - German will provide India more than 2 billion euros ($2.25 billion) for developing a clean energy corridor and solar projects, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday after talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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2015-10-05 04:37:29