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03 01 2021 | 09:02

Berlin confirms new renewables laws from 1 January.

New framework contains conditions for future expansion. The German Government has confirmed new renewables laws will come into force on 1 January.  The law amending the Renewable Energy Sources Act…

26 11 2020 | 16:06

German utility to test feasibility of transporting pure hydrogen in existing gas pipelines

European utilities company E.ON is converting a natural gas pipeline in Germany, which is part of the public supply system, to pure hydrogen. Part of its new research and development project “H2HoWi…

05 11 2020 | 08:22

Winners of the 2020 UN Global Climate Action Awards Announced.

Bonn, Germany - The recipients of the 2020 United Nations Global Climate Action Awards were announced today, shining a light on some of the best examples of what people across the globe are doing to…

05 11 2020 | 07:33

Germany's solar share to reach 10% for the first time in 2020.

Solar federation BSW warns of new hurdles to expansion being erected as part of amendment to country’s renewables legislation. Solar power this year for the first time will represent 10% of Germany’…

19 10 2020 | 07:39

How the old West-East German border will be transformed into a green oasis.

More than 30 years after the entire border zone ceased to exist, the federal government has decided the 870 mile-long scar will be designated a nature reserve, writes Christopher F. Schuetze One…

10 10 2020 | 08:58

State subsidies for company cars top €32bn in UK and EU

UK alone spends €5.7bn and Germany €12bn but analysis finds subsidies often go towards most polluting fleet vehicles UK and European governments give companies subsidies worth €32bn (£29bn) a year…

27 09 2020 | 08:37

Germany's New Climate Charter: What Will It Change?

The coronavirus pandemic has altered economic priorities for governments around the world. But as wildfires tear up the west coast of the United States and Europe reels after one of its hottest…

07 09 2020 | 11:22

Only one in 10 utility firms prioritise renewable electricity – global study.

Vast majority of world’s electricity companies remain heavily invested in fossil fuels. Only one in 10 of the world’s electric utility companies are prioritising investment in clean renewable energy…

07 09 2020 | 09:37

Germany's Groundwater Wells Are Running Dry Amid Climate Crisis.

Despite the lush, verdant nature that surrounds the German town of Ulrichstein, residents here — and in the region — suffer from acute water shortages. Ulrichstein Mayor Edwin Schneider, meanwhile,…

12 07 2020 | 08:29

German transmission operator 50Hertz begins planning for 100% renewable energy grid.

German transmission system operator 50Hertz has launched an economic and climate initiative aiming to draw 100 per cent of the electricity delivered from renewable sources by 2032. 50Hertz supplies…

08 07 2020 | 08:10

Who’s Insuring the Trans Mountain Pipeline?

Rainforest Action Network recently uncovered a document that lists the 11 companies that are currently insuring the controversial Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline in Canada.

08 07 2020 | 08:06

Germany Approves Coal Phaseout by 2038.

The Bundestag and Bundesrat — Germany's lower and upper houses of parliament — passed legislation on Friday that would phase out coal use in the country in less than two decades as part of a road map…

30 06 2020 | 08:51

German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land.

Extremists exploit rural nostalgia and farmers’ anger at globalisation to smuggle in ideology. The poster advertising the evening of debate and organic canapés in Halle’s university district looked…

29 06 2020 | 07:52

Noose landmark in Namibia sparks a furore.

Petition launched to have Henties Bay tourist attraction removed and put in a museum. Windhoek — In Namibia’s coastal fishing village of Henties Bay the main tourist attraction is a noose hanging…

19 06 2020 | 07:19

Germany approves national hydrogen strategy with EUR-9bn stimulus package.

The German government has adopted a long-term strategy for the production of green hydrogen amid efforts to support the sector by establishing value chains. The National Hydrogen Strategy bets on…

04 06 2020 | 07:16

Climate Activists Protest Germany's New Datteln 4 Coal Power Plant.

Around 500 climate activists on Saturday gathered outside the new Datteln 4 coal power plant in Germany's Ruhr region, to protest against its opening. Fridays for Future, Greenpeace, as well as…

19 05 2020 | 07:48

Germany Raises 2030 Offshore Wind Target to 20 GW.

German federal government, the coastal states, and the transmission system operators have signed a joint agreement to raise Germany’s offshore wind capacity target from 15 GW to 20 GW by 2030.…

29 03 2020 | 14:09

BP and RWE plan Germany’s first green hydrogen grid.

The 130-km-grid is slated to be completed in late 2022 to provide chemical and refinery clients with hydrogen. Oil major BP, German utility RWE, chemicals producer Evonik and gas grid operators have…

16 03 2020 | 17:59

Giles Dickson: Germany must deliver on permitting promises.

The German wind energy market has fallen to just around 1 GW of new installations in 2019, from an average of 4 GW a year not long ago.

21 02 2020 | 05:42

Berlin to push for EU offshore strategy.

Maritime Minister Norbert Brackmann lays out Germany's key focus for EU presidency. Germany is to work towards better coordination of European Union maritime policy, including on offshore wind,…