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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
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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
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
For months, the German government has been working on a bill that would legalise fracking. But environment and health advocates warn that it sends the wrong message ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Paris. EurActiv Germany reports .
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2015-03-24 01:41:50
Friday, March 20th, 2015      Leave a Comment
ABB has won orders worth around $900M from a consortium comprising leading utilities Statnett and TenneT as well as promotional bank KfW to supply on-shore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations and the cable system in the German sector that will facilitate the first ever interconnection between the Norwegian and German power grids
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2015-03-20 16:27:00
Friday, March 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
COPENHAGEN: Siemens has struck a deal to supply wind turbines to a large offshore German wind farm in a deal that will boost a flagging order book and it said it would begin testing within days its largest yet turbine model.
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2015-03-13 21:51:23
Wednesday, March 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
German power blames plunging wholesale electricity and oil prices for €3.2bn loss, and uses annual results to give details of plans to split business into twoE.ON, the German power group and one of the UK’s “big six” energy suppliers, has reported record annual losses as it prepares to unveil details of how it will hive off its troubled fossil fuel business
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2015-03-11 14:11:51
Sunday, March 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Daniel J. Graeber ESSEN, Germany, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- With 80 wind turbines in place, German utility company E.ON said Wednesday it was one step closer to activating a deep-water wind farm off the German coast.
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2015-03-08 20:38:08
Friday, March 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
German Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel's new alliance of politicians, unions and business associations will try to help German industry adapt to demographic change, the Energiewende and digitalisation. The partnership will also try to improve acceptance of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and renewable energy
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2015-03-06 01:11:52
Thursday, February 26th, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS: European spot power prices rose on Thursday on forecasts for falling German wind power output and a rise in French electricity demand prompted by colder weather.
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2015-02-26 16:39:14
Tuesday, February 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world within the next 10 years, according to a new report released by German think tank, Agora Energiewende.
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2015-02-24 01:05:24
Sunday, February 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
A German company is taking advantage of its location on a Siouxland campus with an impressive wind energy program. Windtest North America is a wind energy testing and measuring company.
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2015-02-22 18:12:31