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German consumers face higher green power levy in 2020

14 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT A fee levied on German consumers to support renewable power is likely to rise by 1.5-4.6% in 2020, industry sources said on Monday, a day before power network operators are due to publish details of the surcharge.

EIB to discuss end to fossil fuel lending at Oct. 15 meeting

10 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS The EIB will discuss its energy sector lending policy at an board meeting on Oct. 15, the bank said in an agenda on its website, possibly deciding to reduce its emission standards and bar fossil fuel projects from receiving EIB funds.

EIB to discuss end to fossil fuel lending at Oct. 15 meeting

10 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS, Oct 10 The EIB will discuss its energy sector lending policy at an board meeting on Oct. 15, the bank said in an agenda on its website, possibly deciding to reduce its emission standards and bar fossil fuel projects from receiving EIB funds.

Germany should aim to be a leader in hydrogen technology: minister

09 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT Germany should aim to be a leader in technologies needed to make and utilize hydrogen, which offers a green alternative to fossil fuels in the shift toward a low carbon economy, the economy minister said on Wednesday.

Acciona increases bet on wind turbines with Nordex bid

08 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT/MADRID Spanish renewable energy producer Acciona has increased its bet on the wind turbine industry, launching a bid for Nordex that values the German turbine maker at more than 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion).

German regulator backs push to cut red tape for wind power constructions

12 Sep 2019

MUNICH, Sept 12 Germany's energy regulator supports an overhaul of legal procedures and red tape by the economy ministry to reverse a sharp fall in wind turbine constructions that threatens to throw the country's energy transformation off course.

RWE raises possibility of selling 4 billion euro E.ON stake after asset swap

11 Sep 2019

MUNICH German utility RWE could look into selling the 16.7% stake in E.ON it will acquire after an asset swap with its rival which will restructure Germany's energy industry, RWE's chief financial officer said.

アングル:EV充電に救世主か、「夜間・低速」システムに期待

03 Sep 2019

[シュツットガルト(ドイツ) 27日 ロイター] - 世界の自動車メーカーが電気自動車(EV)向けの新たな高速充電ネットワーク構築を求める中、欧州では一部の電力会社・電力グリッド運営企業が、より低速な充電システムの実現に向け走り出している。

Netzbetreiber suchen schonenden Weg für das Laden von E-Autos

28 Aug 2019

Stuttgart Wenn es um den Fortschritt bei der Ladetechnik von Elektroautos geht, stand bislang vor allem eins im Vordergrund: Die Geschwindigkeit.

Can power napping solve electric car charging challenge?

27 Aug 2019

STUTTGART, Germany Automakers around the world are pushing hard for new networks that can charge electric cars fast. In Europe, some power companies and grid operators are testing whether it might be smarter and cheaper to move into the slow lane. | Video

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