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23 Nov 17, 0
Main topics
Knowledge
Issue 2/2020

Turbulence in the service market

2019 was a bumpy year for the wind sector, and the turbine servicing business was no exception. Senvion’s insolvency in particular had far-reaching repercussions — as reflected in the latest edition of the BWE service survey.
22 May 20, Michael Hahn 0
Politics
Issue 2/2020

Merkel stands up for climate action

While the German Chancellor publicly supports a more ambitious European carbon reduction target, her own party remains reluctant. German industry groups meanwhile express very different views on how to proceed after the current economic crisis.
22 May 20, Tim Altegör 0
Main topics
Politics
Issue 1/2020

Green Promise

The new head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has unveiled details of her “Green Deal”. The plan envisages more ambitious climate targets, to be achieved by overhauling political instruments from emissions trading to exhaust limits. Not all Member States are on board, however.
20 Feb 20, Tim Altegör 0
Knowledge
Issue 1/2020

Emissions from EU power plants fall

Carbon emissions from power generation in Europe fell by twelve percent in 2019 – the biggest reduction since 1990, as reported by the thinktanks Agora Energiewende and Sandbag.
20 Feb 20, Tim Altegör 0
Sections
Issue 5/2019
The results of the recent climate summit convened by UN Secretary General António Guterres were disappointing. Among the more hopeful messages was India’s pledge to boost solar power, while Greta Thunberg chastised world leaders for their apathy.
Issue 5/2019
Tar sands, LNG, deepwater drilling: new research shows that oil and gas companies are undermining international carbon targets with their investment decisions – and exposing themselves to serious financial risks in the process.
Issue 3&4/2019
Human exploitation of the Earth’s ecosystems is leaving them barely able to recover, besides accounting for almost a quarter of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, global warming is severely impairing food production.
Issue 4/2017
Editor-in-Chief Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann on the current debate surrounding carbon emissions, the continuing failure of the European trading scheme to deliver a just price for carbon dioxide, and how the switch to auctions is putting the expansion goals for renewable energies at risk.

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Dates

  • 7 Aug 20

    Rostock Wind

    eno energy GmbH
  • 3 Sep 20 to 4 Sep 20

    WINDFORCE

    WAB e.V.
  • 13 Sep 20 to 18 Sep 20

    World Renewable Energy Congress – WREC 2020

    WREC2020 Local Organization