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Two New Studies on Costs, Benefits and Results of Energy-Efficient Renovations

Two new studies by the state-owned development bank KfW and by the German Energy Agency (dena) provided new information on the costs, benefits and results of energy efficient renovations. They show that while the envisaged energy savings are almost always met (dena study), investment costs are high and are not always offset by the energy savings (KfW study). Especially the KfW study received a lot of media coverage over the Easter holidays.

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DIHK Survey: High Energy Costs Obstacle for German Competitiveness

A recent poll by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) among 1,400 industrial companies and their service providers (industrienahe Serviceunternehmen) concerning their level of satisfaction with the work of the government showed that energy safety and energy prices rank high on the agenda.

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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’