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BEE: Energy Package Slows Down Expansion of Renewables

With a decision by the Federal Cabinet on the future German energy policy scheduled for 6 June 2011 just a few days away, the German Renewable Energy Federation (Bundesverband Erneuerbare Energien – BEE) has expressed criticism with respect to the proposed amendments the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG).

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Utilities to Considerably Raise Electricity Prices for 2011

At least 21 utilities are planning to increase electricity prices considerably as of 2011, Süddeutsche Zeitung writes. The paper is referring to a still unpublished survey carried out by the German Renewable Energy Federation (Bundesverband Erneuerbare Energien – BEE).

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Prognos: Yearly Investments in Renewables Will Double Until 2020

Yearly investments in renewable energy will double and amount to over EUR 28 billion until 2020, the Swiss-based economic research institute and consultancy Prognos AG concludes.  Continue reading ‘Prognos: Yearly Investments in Renewables Will Double Until 2020’

Renewable Energy Consumption in Germany Climbs to More than 10%

Renewable energy consumption amounted to 10.6% of total final energy consumption in 2009 after 9.5% in 2008, said the German Renewable Energy Federation (Bundesverband Erneuerbare Energie e.V. – BEE). Continue reading ‘Renewable Energy Consumption in Germany Climbs to More than 10%’

New Nuclear Power Extension Talks Expected for End of February

A new meeting of the so-called monitoring group  on the extension of the life-span of the 17 German nuclear power plants shall take place at the end of February, says Rheinische Post. The monitoring group consists of government representatives and representatives of the four major utilities E.ON AG, RWE AG, Vattenfall Europe AG and EnBW AG. Continue reading ‘New Nuclear Power Extension Talks Expected for End of February’

Electricity Prices for Private Households Will Rise in 2010

Electricity prices for private households will rise in 2010 due to higher grid fees as a result of the increased use of underground power lines instead of overhead powerlines.  Continue reading ‘Electricity Prices for Private Households Will Rise in 2010’