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Electricity and Gas Monitoring Report 2014: Energy Transformation in Electricity Generation Sector Well Underway, Grid Expansion Lags Behind

The 2014 Monitoring Report on the energy markets published by Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) and the German Cartel Office shows that the energy transformation was well underway in the power generation sector in 2013. Renewable power production again increased, but so did coal-fired power production. Grid expansion was, however, still lagging behind. The number of times in which transmission operates had to intervene to secure grid stability and maintain the security of supply rose once again In the electricity markets competition further improved. Yet electricity prices for household consumers are the second-highest in Europe.

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Electricity and Gas Monitoring Report 2013

Shortly before Christmas 2013, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) and the German Cartel Office released their second joint Monitoring Report on the energy markets. The Monitoring Report 2013 informs about the developments in the German energy markets in 2012, but also provides some information based on 2013 data.

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Biogas Monitoring Report 2013: Targets Difficult to Reach, Despite Strong Growth

According to the 2013 Biogas Monitoring Report presented from the Federal Network Agency, 108 biogas power plants fed 413 million m³ of biogas into the German gas grids in 2012, a 50% increase compared with 2011 (77 plants; 275 million m³). However, this represents only 6.9% of the target of feeding 6 billion minto the German gas grids by 2020 pursuant to Section 31 Gas Access Ordinance  (GasNVZ).

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BNetzA and German Cartel Office Present Joint Electricity and Gas Monitoring Report 2012

The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) and the German Cartel Office presented their first joint Monitoring Report 2012 of the developments in the German gas and electricity markets yesterday. It documents the developments in the German energy markets in 2011, the year Germany decided to phase out nuclear power while further pursuing its course towards renewable energy supply.

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Biogas Still Far Away from 2020 Target – Potential to Balance Fluctuating Renewable Energy

The annual Biogas Monitoring Report presented by the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) shows that biogas is still far from the objective of feeding 6 billion minto the German natural gas grids by 2020 (Section 31 Gas Access Ordinance – GasNVZ) despite a 54% increase in 2011 and the potential biogas has to balance the growing amount of intermittent renewable energy in Germany.

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Federal Network Agency Releases Monitoring Report 2011

The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has released its Monitoring Report 2011. It documents, analyses and evaluates the developments in the German electricity and gas markets in 2010 with regard to generation and transport (grids) as well as the wholesale and retail trade. The report shows the progress made in the regulated markets and sees a need for further action in the (regulated) grid sector and the upstream and downstream sectors.

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