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
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
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
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
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
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 11

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Issue 05 / 2018

Climate action vs. wildlife conservation - An unnecessary conflict

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Dates

  • 8 Nov 18 to 9 Nov 18

    Distributed Energy: Microgrids and Community Solar

    The George Washington University
  • 13 Nov 18 to 16 Nov 18

    28th BIOGAS Convention - parallel to the EnergyDecentral

    German Biogas Association
  • 14 Nov 18 to 15 Nov 18

    Renewable Energy Market Trends and Finance

    European Energy Centre (EEC)