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Wednesday, May 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - German emissions of sulfur hexafluoride, the most potent of all greenhouse gases, rose 13 percent last year compared with 2013 levels, according to data from the federal statistics office published on Wednesday.
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2015-05-27 03:15:59
Monday, May 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany plans to force coal-fired power plant operators to reduce their CO2 emissions by 2020 by less than previously planned, according to an economy ministry document seen by Reuters on Monday, bowing to opposition from within the industry.
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2015-05-18 06:51:31
Saturday, May 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for the European Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS), the bloc's flagship policy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, to become a global system.
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2015-05-16 10:00:33
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany expects an EU deal to reform its carbon market to result in the one-off removal of 900 million backloaded permits from the market, plus a further 200 million certificates per year from 2019, an environment ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, correcting comments made earlier by a senior German official
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2015-05-06 06:10:24
Monday, April 20th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's environment minister on Monday hit back at opposition from leading members of Angela Merkel's conservatives to a proposed coal levy, saying it risked jeopardizing the chancellor's credibility ahead of the G7 summit in June.
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2015-04-20 14:06:21
Thursday, April 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
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
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
Friday, April 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
In an effort to reduce its contribution to climate change, the country is focusing its energy efforts on renewable sources such as wind and power
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2015-04-10 18:11:32
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
Saturday, April 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
When it comes to clean energy, most people in green communities believe the future of power usage will be solar energy. Initially, such a belief would only be delegated to a dream given the fact that the first solar panels were arguably insufficient in proficiency. That is no longer an issue as the Inquisitr previously Germany Builds A Solar City That Produces Four Times The Energy It Consumes
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2015-04-04 17:59:42
Wednesday, April 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
AUGSBURG, Germany, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- meteocontrol, a leading weather and solar power forecast analysis company, today released its solar eclipse data following the solar eclipse that took place on March 20th. The analysis shows how the company was able to predict the...
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2015-04-01 05:45:41
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
Friday, March 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Fueled by the policy-driven acceleration of installations in three key countries - China, Germany, and the US - the global wind industry staged a remarkable comeback in 2014. Expansion in second-tier countries, such as Brazil, Turkey, France, and Canada also helped sustain a strong foundation for the industry as it matures into a significant global source of reliable, renewable energy
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2015-03-27 23:57:59
Friday, March 27th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Critics argue that Germany’s energy transition is too risky. But in Berlin, Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel, and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier promised that renewables will foster a greener lifestyle, and create prosperity. EurActiv Germany reports .
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2015-03-27 01:56:42
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