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Hamburg Presents Master Plan for Expansion of Charging Stations for Electric Cars

With a new master plan the City of Hamburg intends to increase charging stations for electric cars to 592, including 70 locations with DC charging stations for fast recharging. Hamburg and the German Federation are supporting the expansion with EUR 4.7 million.

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Vattenfall Agrees to Sell 74.9 % Share in Electricity Grid to City of Hamburg

Vattenfall reported to have agreed with the City of Hamburg to sell its 74.9% in the electricity grid to the city, making it the sole owner. The city, which also holds a 25.1% stake in the district heating network, also has an option to buy Vattenfall’s 74.9% stake in 2019.

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Hamburg Votes in Favour of Remunicipalisation of Electricity, Gas and District Heating Distribution Grids

Together with the Federal election on 22 September 2013, the citizens of Hamburg were asked to vote in a referendum whether the City of Hamburg should remunicipalise in total the distribution grids for electricity, gas and district heating. A narrow majority of 50.9% voted in favour. Social Democrat mayor Olaf Scholz vowed to accept the vote.

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