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Monday, February 5th, 2018      Leave a Comment
ESSEN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's new target of nearly doubling renewable power's share of its electricity mix by 2030 needs to be backed up by more gas-fired capacity as nuclear and coal-fired plants are retired, a top gas manager said on Monday.
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2018-02-05 13:15:07
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will have to spend more than 1 trillion euros ($1.2 trillion) to meet even the lower end of the European Union's 2050 target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, according to a draft of a study commissioned by the BDI German industry group.
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2018-01-17 14:27:11
Monday, January 8th, 2018      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - The parties that are in talks on forming a new German coalition government have given up on the country's previous target of achieving a 40 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2020, two sources told Reuters.
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2018-01-08 07:21:06
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