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BNetzA Not To Designate Nuclear Back-Up Power Plant

The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) will not excercise its right pursuant to the recent 13th amendment of the Atomic Energy Act (AtG) to designate a back-up power plant.

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RWE AG Sells 74.9% Stake in Transmission System Operator Amprion

RWE AG has reached agreement on the sale of a 74.9 % stake in its transmission systems operator Amprion GmbH to a consortium of financial investors, RWE announced in a press release yesterday.

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Study on Incentives and Impediments for Grid Expansion by Bremen Energy Institute

In a new study commissioned by the transmission system operator Amprion, the Bremen Energy Institute (Bremer Energie Institut) analyzes incentives and impediments of the current regulatory framework for an expansion of the grid.

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Federal Network Agency Approves New Extra-High Voltage Line in NRW

The Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Network Agency), the German grid regulator, took an important decision for the expansion of the electricity grid in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) by approving the investment budget for a new extra-high voltage power line from Kruckel to Dauersberg last Friday. Continue reading ‘Federal Network Agency Approves New Extra-High Voltage Line in NRW’

RWE Proposes Leading Role in Single German Control Zone for High-voltage Grid

Hans-Jürgen Brick, managing director of RWE’s transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion GmbH, is quoted with the proposal to combine the four grids of RWE, Eon, Vattenfall and EnBW into one countrywide control area for the transmission of electricity.  Continue reading ‘RWE Proposes Leading Role in Single German Control Zone for High-voltage Grid’

Federal Network Agency Caps Grid Fees of the Big Four Utilities for 2010

Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur), the regulator for the German electricity and gas market, capped grid fees for the big four utilities for 2010 by 10% to over 30%.  Continue reading ‘Federal Network Agency Caps Grid Fees of the Big Four Utilities for 2010’

Transparency in Energy Markets Web Platform Goes Live

European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and the four German TSOs Amprion GmbH, EnBW Transportnetze AG, Transpower stromübertragungs gmbh and Vattenfall Europe Transmission GmbH, have implemented www.transparency.eex.com, a new central transparency platform for generation and consumption data.  Continue reading ‘Transparency in Energy Markets Web Platform Goes Live’