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Second Solar Auction in 2018 Heavily Oversubscribed

On 13 June the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) published the results of the second solar auction in 2018. 59 bids with a total volume of 360 MW were submitted to BNetzA in this tender round. The tender volume of 183 megawatts was again clearly oversubscribed. Continue reading ‘Second Solar Auction in 2018 Heavily Oversubscribed’

Federal Cabinet Clears EEG 2016 Bill – Starting the Parliamentary Race to Meet EU State Aid Law Deadlines

The German Federal Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the EEG 2016 bill. Federal Minister Gabriel speaks of a paradigm shift for the renewable’s support. It looks like the government may have a very ambitious timetable in mind to get the bill through the legislative process.  Continue reading ‘Federal Cabinet Clears EEG 2016 Bill – Starting the Parliamentary Race to Meet EU State Aid Law Deadlines’

Leading Energy Experts Call on Parliament to Change EEG Feed-in Tariffs

In an unprecedented move, leading energy experts appealed to Members of Parliament to quickly and extensively reform the energy promotion scheme so as to reduce the exploding costs and save the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), Süddeutsche Zeitung reports.

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