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Munich Re targets growing global energy weather hedges

15 Feb 2020

ESSEN, Germany Munich Re is seeing growing demand for weather exposure protection from energy companies and their customers as they roll out more renewable energy installations, which are prone to fluctuations.

Sweden's Vattenfall weighs options for Moorburg coal-fired plant in Germany

12 Feb 2020

ESSEN, Germany Germany's exit from hard-coal-fired power generation has prompted Swedish utility Vattenfall to speed up thinking about options for its modern coal plant at Hamburg Moorburg to minimise losses, Chief Executive Magnus Hall said.

Vattenfall lotet nach Kohle-Beschlüssen Optionen für Kraftwerk Moorburg aus

12 Feb 2020

Essen Nach den Beschlüssen der Bundesregierung für einen Ausstieg aus der Kohleverstromung bis 2038 prüft der schwedische Energiekonzern Vattenfall Möglichkeiten für sein umstrittenes Großkraftwerk in Hamburg-Moorburg.

EEX bourse to grow Japanese, U.S. power businesses this year

11 Feb 2020

ESSEN, Germany The EEX European energy bourse in 2020 will pursue growth in Japanese and U.S. power as part of a push to offer producers risk hedging and international energy operators access to new markets, Chief Executive Peter Reitz said on Tuesday.

Uniper, gas lobby say Germany must help them keep lights on

11 Feb 2020

ESSEN, Germany Germany must support the construction of gas-powered generation to avoid an electricity supply crunch as it pulls out of nuclear and coal and electric vehicles increase demand, utility Uniper and gas lobby Zukunft Erdgas said on Tuesday.

Uniper, gas lobby say Germany must help them keep lights on

11 Feb 2020

ESSEN, Germany, Feb 11 Germany must support the construction of gas-powered generation to avoid an electricity supply crunch as it pulls out of nuclear and coal and electric vehicles increase demand, utility Uniper and gas lobby Zukunft Erdgas said on Tuesday.

Germany's EWE to test supplying hydrogen for transport, industry

10 Feb 2020

ESSEN, Germany German utility EWE is planning pilot projects from this summer to supply hydrogen to meet growing demand for cleaner fuels and potentially add a new area of business by the middle of the decade.

Versorger EWE will Wasserstoff zum neuen Geschäftsfeld ausbauen

10 Feb 2020

Essen Der norddeutsche Energiekonzern EWE will aus dem Trend zum verstärkten Einsatz klimaneutralen Wasserstoffs ein neues Geschäft entwickeln.

Uniper plant mit Ausnahme Dattelns Kohle-Aus bis 2025

30 Jan 2020

Düsseldorf/Frankfurt Der Energiekonzern Uniper will bis Ende 2025 alle seine Kohlekraftwerke in Deutschland mit Ausnahme der vor der Inbetriebnahme stehenden Anlage Datteln 4 stilllegen.

Exclusive: Uniper to shut down German hard-coal power plants by 2025

30 Jan 2020

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Germany Uniper aims to close most of its German hard coal-fired power plants over the next five years, accounting for half its European coal capacity, the utility said on Thursday.

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