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  • Final spurt expected in national emissions trading

    Berlin - The sales revenues from national emissions trading, currently around 4 billion euros, are still well below the expectations of 7.2 billion euros. Nevertheless, the head of the responsible German Emissions Trading Authority, Jürgen Landgrebe, is optimistic, as he explained in response to a question from energate....
  • Renewable energy expansion: Habeck announces "impositions"

    Berlin - The designated economics minister Robert Habeck (Greens) expects conflicts in view of the planned massive expansion of renewable energies. Habeck already wants to get the first measures underway in the short term. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project also occupies the young coalition....
  • Three more coal-fired power plants go off the grid

    Hohenhameln/Zeitz/Wilhelmshaven - The electricity market is poorer by 1,500 MW of power plant capacity. The three coal-fired power plants that were awarded contracts in the Federal Network Agency's second decommissioning tender will be taken off the grid. These are the hard coal-fired power plants in Wilhelmshaven, in Mehrum and the lignite-fired power plant in Deuben...
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10,500 Gas.de customers are placed with three replacement suppliers

Kaarst - The extent of the nationwide gas supply freeze by Gas.de and Grünwelt Energie is becoming increasingly clear. In the meantime, the first replacement suppliers have announced how many customers they are stepping into the breach....
  • Berlin (energate) - Shortly before the planned election of Olaf Scholz as federal chancellor, further personnel appointments are emerging in the ministries. Jochen Flasbarth, the current state secretary in the Federal Ministry for the Environment, will succeed Svenja Schulze, the current head of department, in the Federal Ministry for Economic...
  • Berlin - The designated economics minister Robert Habeck (Greens) expects conflicts in view of the planned massive expansion of renewable energies. Habeck already wants to get the first measures underway in the short term. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project also occupies the young coalition....
  • Dortmund - The accelerated coal phase-out by 2030 envisaged by the traffic light coalition is possible. However, a number of technical and regulatory measures are necessary to ensure security of supply. This is the conclusion of an analysis by the transmission system operator Amprion, which is available to the editorial team...
  • Brussels - The EU Commission is increasing the pressure on the French EU Council Presidency to push ahead with the implementation of important projects from the "Fitfor55" package. The main focus is on the expansion of renewable energies and energy efficiency....
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  • Frankfurt/Düsseldorf - The electricity tariff offer of the heating technology manufacturer Viessmann is being criticised by consumer protection groups. It is about advertising statements as well as individual contract clauses for the energy community "ViShare", against which consumer protectionists have now successfully sued before the Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main...
  • Berlin - On behalf of the Federal Association of the New Energy Economy (BNE), the law firm Becker Büttner Held (BBH) has drafted a model contract for the participation of municipalities in the revenues of free-field solar parks...
  • Hohenhameln/Zeitz/Wilhelmshaven - The electricity market is poorer by 1,500 MW of power plant capacity. The three coal-fired power plants that were awarded contracts in the Federal Network Agency's second decommissioning tender will be taken off the grid. These are the hard coal-fired power plants in Wilhelmshaven, in Mehrum and the lignite-fired power plant in Deuben...
  • Bonn - Due to the planned decommissioning of nuclear and coal-fired power plants, there will probably be a minus in base-load capable power plant capacity of around 12,500 MW in Germany in 2024. This is the result of the updated power plant list of the Federal Network Agency...
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  • Mannheim - Mineral oil traders are struggling with drastic sales losses this year. "A large part of our fleets stayed in the depots and the staff at home", Thomas Rundel said, chairman of the Association for Energy Trading Southwest-Central (VEH)...
  • Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler - Four and a half months after the flood disaster, the natural gas supply in the Ahr valley is almost completely back in operation. Energieversorgung Mittelrhein takes stock and praises the support of numerous energy suppliers and network operators...
  • Berlin - The sales revenues from national emissions trading, currently around 4 billion euros, are still well below the expectations of 7.2 billion euros. Nevertheless, the head of the responsible German Emissions Trading Authority, Jürgen Landgrebe, is optimistic, as he explained in response to a question from energate....
  • Wiesbaden - Despite increasing electrification, natural gas remains the most important energy source in industry. As the Federal Statistical Office has now announced, in the corona year 2020 industry consumed 3,747 petajoules, 1.9 per cent less energy than in 2019...
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