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  • Gas switch-off product not very attractive for industrial companies

    Essen - The gas savings auctions for industry announced by Economics Minister Robert Habeck (Greens) are threatening to become a dead end. Industrial companies are reluctant to participate in the "Load Reduction", which has shrunk to a balancing energy product, as an energate survey among large consumers has shown...
  • Zerres holds out the prospect of changed regulation

    Aachen - The Federal Network Agency will present a draft determination for Section 14 of the German Energy Industry Act (EnWG) on controllable consumption devices as early as autumn and put it out for consultation. This was announced by Achim Zerres, head of the energy-regulation department at the Federal Network Agency on 23 September at the FGE conference in Aachen...
  • PPAs could cool down overheated futures trading

    Düsseldorf - The energy price crisis is changing the direct marketing of green electricity. One possible effect: renewables could find their way onto the futures market via direct supply contracts (PPAs). This is what Thomas Krings, Managing Director of Quadra Energy, says in an energate interview. He sees margining as a major problem in electricity market design....
  • Isar 2 and Neckarwestheim 2 will remain operational until April 2023

    Berlin - The German government is paving the way for a short-term extension of operating times. The two German nuclear power plants Isar 2 and Neckarwestheim 2, both with a capacity of 1,400 MW each, are to remain connected to the grid until mid-April 2023 as a reserve...
  • Gazprom stops Nord Stream deliveries

    Moscow - Gazprom has completely suspended gas deliveries via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline. During maintenance of the last active turbine at the Portovaya compressor station, oil leaks were discovered...
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HEH wants to allocate all Stade capacity by the end of the year

Hamburg - By the end of the year, Hanseatic Energy Hub (HEH) wants to allocate the long-term marketable capacity for the planned LNG terminal in Stade, Managing Director Johann Killinger stated in an interview with energate...
  • Berlin - Several associations are calling for improvements to the Federal Government's planned measures to secure the energy supply in Germany. This was prompted by a public hearing on the amendment to the Energy Security Act (EnSiG) in the Bundestag's Committee for Climate Protection and Energy....
  • Berlin - The gas levy is wavering, the debt brake is wavering, the nuclear phase-out is wavering - and the officials in the Federal Ministry of Economics are also wavering. "They can't take any more," Economics Minister Robert Habeck said at the BDI Climate Congress, pleading for understanding....
  • Brussels - Despite all efforts, gas supplies in the EU could be tight in the event of a cold winter. This became clear at a conference of the European gas association Eurogas in Brussels. The industry continues to reject a price cap for gas...
  • Berlin - Two months after the adoption of the Act on the Maintenance of Replacement Power Plants, there is still uncertainty about the return of coal-fired power plants to the market. It remains to be seen how many plants will return to the grid. Meanwhile, talks are underway with the operators...
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  • Berlin - German industry is sticking to its climate targets despite the current energy crisis. "Climate protection must remain a high priority," the President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), Siegfried Russwurm, said at the federation's own climate congress...
  • Essen - The rapid development in the sales process of Essen-based Steag GmbH is causing personnel changes. After just over seven months, the chairman of the supervisory board of Steag GmbH, Gerhard Jochum, has resigned...
  • Frankfurt am Main/Nuremberg - More and more SMEs are feeling the price increases for electricity and gas. 13 per cent of companies said they would not be able to shoulder a price level like that in September in the long term. This was the result of a survey conducted by the promotional bank KfW at the beginning of September, the results of which are now available...
  • Berlin/Leipzig - A second major gas importer is apparently on the verge of being nationalised. After the federal government recently initiated the complete takeover of Uniper, there are now apparently talks in Berlin about the federal government taking a stake in Securing Energy for Europe (Sefe)...
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  • Stuttgart - According to a study led by the University of Hohenheim, ten per cent of farms could cover about nine per cent of the nationwide electricity demand. To do so, farmers would have to set aside about 0.7 per cent of their arable land (85,000 ha) for photovoltaic systems...
  • Bern - Switzerland has paved the way for the first gas-fired power plant in Birr in the canton of Aargau. This means that construction work can begin on the power plant on the premises of the energy technology company GE Gas Power...
  • Berlin - Deutsche Bahn (DB) AG expects to spend around two billion euros more on electricity next year. Although DB was still able to hedge for this year, in 2023 the significantly higher energy prices will have a notable impact, a DB spokeswoman told energate...
  • Berlin - The rapidly rising energy prices are upsetting the structure of many long-term contracts. This also applies to long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs). energate spoke to Thekla von Bülow, PPA expert at Aurora Energy Research, about the current challenges in this market segment....
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