FRANKFURT Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday.
FRANKFURT Germany's Lufthansa sent shockwaves through the European airline sector on Monday as it cut its full-year profit forecast, with lower prices and higher fuel costs compounding the effect of losses at its budget subsidiary Eurowings. | Video
Rüsselsheim/Hamburg Der Sprung in die Elektromobilität droht an einer wichtigen Hürde hängen zu bleiben: Von den von der Bundesregierung bis 2020 in Aussicht gestellten 100.000 E-Tankstellen existiert landauf, landab erst etwa ein Fünftel.
* Industrial consumers, for their part, would like green
RUESSELSHEIM, Germany Carmakers and policymakers in Europe are staking their futures on a race to electric vehicles. But the vast charging network needed to sustain their vision is patchy, and it's not clear who'll pay for it.
Berlin Der schwedische Energiekonzern Vattenfall treibt seine Pläne zum Ausbau der Windenergie auf hoher See voran und könnte die selbstgesteckten Ziele übertreffen.
BERLIN, June 6 Sweden's Vattenfall may
raise its target for installing offshore wind power generation
in Europe beyond the 11,000 megawatts (MW) it now plans to have
in place by 2025, an executive said.
FRANKFURT/LONDON Germany's Allianz in deals that could top 800 million pounds is buying businesses from LV= and Legal & General that will make it become Britain's second-biggest general insurer behind Aviva.
BONN, Germany Germany must pick up the pace of installing new power transmission lines to keep the lights on when it switches off nuclear power, its energy regulator said on Thursday.
BONN, Germany, May 16 Germany must pick up the
pace of installing new power transmission lines to keep the
lights on when it switches off nuclear power, its energy
regulator said on Thursday.