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Germany to equally distribute electricity network costs

Germany intends to distribute more evenly the bill for its electricity networks across regions, a move that would benefit households and small firms in east Germany, as mentioned in a draft law noticed by Reuters on Thursday.

read more... 04/11/2016


Poland hurries Norway gas connection plans after EU

Poland will quicken plans to construct a gas link to Norway in reply to the EU decision last week to lift a cap on Gazprom's consumption of the Opal pipeline in Germany, a Polish government representative declared, calling the move a political one.

read more... 02/11/2016


German energy regulator abandons power area with Austria from 2018

Germany's energy regulator on Friday requested electricity transport firms to get ready for a separation of the German and Austrian power markets, which are currently joined, to allow for more traffic at reduced cost and less technical risks.

read more... 31/10/2016


Siemens awarded five onshore wind projects in its native country

Siemens was awarded five new contracts in its native country Germany to supply 23 of its direct-drive turbines.

read more... 26/10/2016


Germany approves the controversial nuclear waste deal

The German cabinet has paved the way for a controversial nuclear waste deal, allowing the country's major utilities to pay €23.5bn ($26bn) for shifting responsibility of managing nuclear waste to the government.

read more... 21/10/2016