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World Energy Council Sees Decreasing Energy Security in Germany

Risks to energy security in Germany are increasing significantly, warns a study commissioned by the German Section of the World Energy Council.

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Hearing of Günther Oettinger, Commissioner-designate for Energy

Security of energy supply, energy efficiency, the role of nuclear energy, energy poverty and also his own suitability for the post were among matters raised by Members of the European Parliament’s Industry and Environment Committee at the hearing of Günther Oettinger, Commissioner-designate for Energy and present Prime Minister of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. Continue reading ‘Hearing of Günther Oettinger, Commissioner-designate for Energy’

Dena: Cancelling Conventional Power Plant Projects Creates Energy Suppy Risks

The recent cancellations of conventional power plant projects like the one of an 800 MW power plant in Lubmin near Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Western Pommerania, by the Danish utility Dong and other projects will increase the risk of energy supply security, Stephan Kohler chairman of the German Energy Agency (dena) warned.  Continue reading ‘Dena: Cancelling Conventional Power Plant Projects Creates Energy Suppy Risks’