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    Issue 3/4/2020

    “Back on the road to success”

    ...is where Enercon boss Hans-Dieter Kettwig hopes to be in 2022. We spoke to him to find out what the turbine maker is doing to achieve this goal, and what he has to say in response to criticism from policy-makers.
    24 Aug 20, Interviewed by Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 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
  • 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 0
  • Economy
    Issue 3&4/2018

    An industry in distress

    Government policy has left German wind companies reeling – but the pressure is just as great for the municipalities they operate in. Aurich, in Lower Saxony, has had to impose a budget freeze.
    22 Aug 18, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Economy
    Issue 2/2018

    Is China stirring up the wind sector?

    Ralf Peters, Head of Communications at wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, wouldn’t be surprised if Chinese turbines were running in Germany soon.
    16 Apr 18, Interviewed by Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Economy
    Issue 5/2017

    Husum Wind trade fair: Everything under review

    The pursuit of efficiency gains is not limited to wind turbines. Faced with falling remuneration levels, an entire industry is getting to grips with this very task. Meanwhile, it is on the look-out for new business models.
    23 Nov 17, By Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Economy
    Energy markets

    “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
  • 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
  • Economy
    Job market

    Employment study published at last

    The switch to renewables could bring about a net gain of over 230,000 jobs in Germany, according to a study by leading research institutes which the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) has published after a long delay. The study, seen by “neue energie”, was covered in the magazine’s April issue. Its optimistic message is tempered by the warning that job creation in Germany’s clean energy sector depends on the country’s ability to compete on the global market – which could be under threat.
    19 Jun 15, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Economy
    Investments

    Yieldcos dominate public market equity raising in first quarter

    Solar attracts the lion’s share of the year’s investment so far, as wind fails to live up to its 2014 performance.
    2 Jun 15, Bryony Collins 0

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