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Green power on track to overtake coal in Germany by year end

Dec 13 2018

FRANKFURT Green energy is on track to overtake coal as Germany's main power source this year, with renewables set to cover a record 38 percent of the country's electricity consumption, two percent up from 2017, two energy industry groups said on Thursday.

German solar battery maker Sonnen qualifies to provide grid services

Dec 05 2018

FRANKFURT German solar battery maker Sonnen has won approval to join the lucrative market for keeping the country's power network in balance, giving a boost to its drive to reach profitability.

Mexico airport debt plan alleviates short-term risks -Fitch

Dec 04 2018

MEXICO CITY, Dec 4 Credit agency Fitch said on Tuesday that the Mexican government's proposal to reduce by up to $1.8 billion the outstanding debt of a canceled Mexico City airport project will alleviate some near-term risks.

Hapag-Lloyd optimistic for full year after raising 9-month EBIT

Nov 08 2018

FRANKFURT German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd expects an increase in transport volumes to last for the remainder of 2018 after volume growth and a modest recovery in freight rates helped push operating profits 12 percent higher in the first nine months.

Green power levy on German consumers set to fall next year

Oct 11 2018

FRANKFURT German consumers, who pay the highest electricity bills in Europe, are likely to see a 4.2 percent drop in the surcharge they have to pay to support renewable power next year, green energy lobby group BEE forecast on Thursday.

E.ON targets innovations for smart energy future

Sep 28 2018

FRANKFURT Germany's biggest power supplier E.ON wants smart homes to be smart business in a world of decentralized, low-carbon energy markets.

Breaking up not hard to do, Austria finds as power zone splits from Germany

Sep 25 2018

VIENNA/FRANKFURT, Sept 25 Austria's energy industry says it is prepared for more grid management and expects price increases resulting from a split of its joint power trading zone with neighbouring Germany next month to be in low single digits.

Europe gas trade volume on track for record in 2018 so far

Sep 21 2018

FRANKFURT, Sept 21 European gas trading volumes in 2018 may beat the record 51,000 terawatt hours (TWh) recorded in 2016 unless unseasonally warm weather prevails for the rest of this year, Prospex said in a report on Friday.

Uniper treibt Pläne für LNG-Terminal in Wilhelmshaven voran

Sep 18 2018

Düsseldorf Der Energiekonzern Uniper steigt in das Rennen um einen ersten Terminal für verflüssigtes Gas (LNG) in Deutschland ein.

Uniper treibt Pläne für LNG-Terminal in Wilhelmshaven voran

Sep 18 2018

Düsseldorf Der Energiekonzern Uniper steigt in das Rennen um einen ersten Terminal für verflüssigtes Gas (LNG) in Deutschland ein.

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