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German Advisory Council on the Environment Calls for Binding Energy Savings Targets in EU Consultation on Future Energy Efficiency Policy

The German Advisory Council on the Environment (Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen – SRU) has participated in the EU consultation on “Progress towards the 2020 energy efficiency objective and a 2030 energy efficiency policy framework”. SRU called for binding energy savings targets complementing the targets for greenhouse gas emissions and the expansion of renewable energies (regarding the EU 2020 targets, please see here), pointing out the importance of an ambitious energy efficiency policy as a key driver for decarbonization and prosperity.

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SRU Presents Key Point Paper to Study on the Future of the Electricity Market Due to Appear in November

The German Advisory Council on the Environment (Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen – SRU) has presented a key point paper to the special report „Den Strommarkt der Zukunft gestalten“ (“Designing the Electricity Market of the Future”) due to appear in November 2013.

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SRU: 100% Renewable Electricity Possible by 2050, Solar Subsidies Should be Capped

The Advisory Committee on Environmental Issues to the German Parliament (Sachverständigenrat für Umweltfragen – SRU) today submitted its special report on ways to achieve a 100% renewable electricity supply to Federal Environment Minister Röttgen. 100% renewable electricity generation is possible by 2050. Subsidies for new PV systems should be capped.

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VDI: 100% Supply with Renewable Energy Until 2050 Impossible

A 100% supply with renewable energy until 2050 is impossible, said  the  Association of German Engineers (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V – VDI).

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