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“The value-added chain will change significantly”

…says Stephan Reimelt, President GE Germany & Austria. Today, even globally active companies have to appear on the local and regional stage, Reimelt believes.

15 Feb 17, Interviewed by Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
Main topics
Knowledge
Grid optimisation

Balancing act

Harnessing the sun’s power: closer integration of solar farms with battery storage, e-mobility and heat pumps could enable the PV sector to continue to grow without compromising grid stability
16 Dec 17, Sascha Rentzing 0
Economy
Renewables auctions

System change in Greece

Like Germany, Greece is also in the process of redesigning its support scheme for renewables in line with demands from Brussels. One expert hopes the changes will bring greater legal certainty – and a fresh start for the country’s PV sector.
10 Jan 17, Michael Hahn 0
Main topics
Politics
Legal settlement

German Government and European Commission agree on energy package

Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs has settled a dispute with the European Commission over the compliance of German energy legislation with European state aid rules. Specifically, the dispute involved the country’s Combined Heat and Power Act, Electricity Market Act and Renewable Energy Sources Act.
16 Dec 16, Michael Hahn 0
Politics
CO2 reduction

Controversial emissions agreement for the aviation industry

The member states of the International Civil Aviation Organisation have reached the first ever binding agreement to curb emissions in the sector. The agreement makes aviation the first ever industry to be subjected to globally applicable climate protection measures.
15 Dec 16, Michael Hahn 0
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Electricity markets
Storage technology, decentralised expansion of renewables and regional price signals can help reduce the need for new power lines – without slowing the pace of the energy transition.
Energy markets
…says Stephan Reimelt, President GE Germany & Austria. Today, even globally active companies have to appear on the local and regional stage, Reimelt believes.
Fuel cells
Travelling by air and rail could be about to become much cleaner. The world’s first four-seater passenger plane powered by hydrogen rather than fossil fuels has recently completed its maiden flight at Stuttgart airport.
Energy people
As of 20 January, it is official: Donald Trump is the new president of the US, and Barack Obama is no longer in the White House. Before packing his bags, however, Obama left his successor a clear message on climate action. In the following article, first published in the US journal Science, Obama explains why he believes the transition to clean energy is irreversible.

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    Mexico WindPower 2017

    GWEC-Global Wind Energy Council
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    World Sustainable Energy Days 2017

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  • 14 Mar 17 to 16 Mar 17

    Energy Storage Europe 2017

    Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

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