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Tuesday, May 31st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Pact addresses concerns that burgeoning output from renewables is putting strain on electricity grid and pushing up pricesThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has hammered out a deal with state premiers on the latest reform to Germany’s renewable energy law aimed at curbing the costs and controlling the speed of the roll-out of green power sources
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2016-05-31 21:57:46
Friday, April 29th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - A report on allotting the costs of atomic waste storage by a commission overseeing Germany's nuclear exit lays the foundations for a sustainable solution, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Friday.
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2016-04-29 06:59:29
Tuesday, March 15th, 2016      Leave a Comment
KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - A commission tasked with safeguarding funds for the shutdown of Germany's nuclear plants will present proposals at the end of April, the country's environment minister said on Tuesday.
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2016-03-15 04:48:14
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it was moving to halt the sale of insecticides from German chemicals company Bayer and Nichino America containing an active ingredient called flubendiamide found to pose risks to the environment.

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2016-03-01 17:27:30
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