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Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Innogy Renewables chief claims future reactors will not be competitive as offshore windfarms become even cheaper New nuclear power stations in the UK can no longer compete with windfarms on price, according to the boss of a German energy company’s green power arm.Hans Bunting, the chief operating officer of renewables at Innogy SE, part of the company that owns the UK energy supplier npower, said offshore windfarms had become mainstream and were destined to become even cheaper because of new, bigger turbines
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2017-11-22 09:37:07
Monday, November 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court on Monday gave its initial backing to hearing a lawsuit by a climate activist suing energy utility RWE for its role in causing climate change, in a test case other environmentalists will be watching closely.
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2017-11-13 12:22:28
Saturday, November 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Bonn on Saturday to call for the phasing out of coal as a source of power ahead of global talks on climate change in the German city next week.
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2017-11-04 11:47:14
Saturday, October 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Greens on Saturday said the pro-business Free Democrats must agree to honor existing carbon dioxide reduction promises before her party would continue coalition talks.
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2017-10-28 11:14:20
Friday, October 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surcharge levied on German consumers to support renewable power will be reduced by around 1.2 percent next year, industry sources said on Friday.
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2017-10-13 08:25:17
Sunday, August 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Sunday against a swift abandonment of diesel cars after a series of emissions scandals, saying the fuel is still needed if climate change targets are to be met.
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2017-08-20 13:31:57
Friday, August 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany believes the European Commission will propose quotas for electric cars in its next review of measures to cut emissions, a spokesman for the German environment ministry said on Friday.
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2017-08-11 11:09:46
Saturday, July 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German environment ministry has rejected calls from two of the country's states for tax incentives to promote the sale of low-emission modern diesel and electric cars.
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2017-07-29 11:25:03
Sunday, July 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - As anti-globalization activists took to the streets in Hamburg ahead of this week's G20 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday leaders will have to focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth rather than their own prosperity.
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2017-07-02 11:26:05
Thursday, June 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Tackling climate change will be one of the central tasks of the upcoming Hamburg G20 summit of the world's largest economies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Thursday following the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Paris climate pact.
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2017-06-29 06:02:07
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Thursday, June 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - In the aftermath of Britain's departure from the European Union and the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Paris climate pact, the bloc's remaining members must take greater responsibility for "existential" challenges the world faces, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
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2017-06-29 05:33:01