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EU countries fail again to reach deal on power-market reform

European Union countries failed again to strike a deal on the reform of Europe's electricity market on Friday, with states still at odds over potential new state aid for power plants, diplomatic sources said.

read more... 04/07/2023


EU countries eye tighter subsidies in hunt for energy market deal

European Union countries are considering stricter limits on state aid for power plants in an upcoming revamp of Europe's electricity market, after disagreements between Germany and France over the issue sunk a deal last week.

read more... 03/07/2023


Germany outlines plan to expand, digitalise power grids

The digitalisation of distribution grids is one of the main priorities of the German Federal Network Agency, which presented ambitious plans on Monday (26 June) for the expansion of the country’s electricity grid.

read more... 29/06/2023


Renewable share of German power use climbs to 52.3% in first half

Renewable energy accounted for 52.3% of Germany's power consumption in the first six months of the year, up 3.1 points from a year earlier, on higher solar production and lower overall electricity usage, data showed on Tuesday.

read more... 28/06/2023


Amprion to present German north-south power line plans in mid-2024

German grid firm Amprion plans to finalise the planning stage for its 8 gigawatt (GW) north-south Rhein-Main-Link power line by the end of June next year, with a view to having 2 GW of it built by 2033.

read more... 23/06/2023