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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Politics
    Issue 5/2019

    No surprises in New York

    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.
    30 Oct 19, Joachim Wille 0
  • Economy
    Issue 5/2019

    Blowing the carbon budget

    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.
    30 Oct 19, Joachim Wille 0
  • Politics
    Issue 5/2019

    Green Deal team unveiled

    In the incoming European Commission, Dutch social democrat Frans Timmermans will be in charge of climate action as vice-president. Other portfolios such as energy and transport will be subordinate to him in the new hierarchy.
    30 Oct 19, Tim Altegör 0
  • Politics
    Interview

    “A Europe-wide carbon pricing system would send a strong signal”

    ... says Ottmar Edenhofer, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Edenhofer believes that the likelihood of Germany introducing a carbon price has increased of late, in light of the success of the Fridays for Future movement and the shifts in the political landscape evidenced in the recent European elections.
    23 Aug 19, Interviewed by Astrid Dähn and Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Economy
    Issue 3&4/2019

    Hard times for wind power

    A slump in approvals and a surge in legal challenges – the German wind industry is up against formidable obstacles. The result: vanishingly low expansion levels in the first half of 2019.
    23 Aug 19, Margit Hildebrandt 1
  • Knowledge
    Issue 3&4/2019

    IPCC warns of ecosystem collapse

    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.
    23 Aug 19, Margit Hildebrandt 0

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  • 3 Sep 20 to 4 Sep 20

    WINDFORCE

    WAB e.V.
  • 7 Sep 20 to 11 Sep 20

    37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2020)

    WIP GmbH & Co Planungs-KG
  • 16 Sep 20 to 18 Sep 20

    Greentech Festival/Green Awards

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