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Renewables bring 47% of Germany's power in 2020

Germany’s renewable power plants accounted for 47% of Germany’s overall power generation mix in 2020, up from 42.3% a year back, new statistics show.

read more... 08/03/2021


Brussels opens in-depth investigation into Germany’s coal phase-out plan

The German Bundestag sealed an agreement in June last year to compensate RWE and LEAG with €4.35 billion for closing the country’s last remaining coal plants and mining operations by 2038.

read more... 03/03/2021


Germany receives 200 hydrogen project applications in IPCEI call

Germany's energy ministry has received around 200 hydrogen project proposals seeking funding under the Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI) program, it said Feb. 25.

read more... 01/03/2021


EU says it does not need Nord Stream 2, but only Germany can block it

The European Union does not need the Nord Stream 2 pipeline for its energy security but any decision to stop the project carrying Russian natural gas to Germany would have to come from Berlin, a senior European Commission official said on Tuesday.

read more... 24/02/2021


Germany Seeks Deal With Biden on Controversial Pipeline

Germany wants to make a deal with the U.S. in order to complete the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas project that has caused friction between the two countries.

read more... 17/02/2021