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Germany


Vattenfall Ready to Close Largest German Coal Plant

A German plan to provide coal-fired power plant operators with money to offset financial losses, part of the country’s plan to incentivize the closure of coal plants as part of…


German Lawmakers Sign Off on Phase-Out of Coal

Germany's plan to end coal-fired power generation in the country is now official, as both houses of the German parliament approved the plan to shut down the last coal units…


RWE, E.ON Deal Will Reshape Energy Markets

Two German energy heavyweights have completed an asset swap that will have a major impact on the global market for renewable energy. RWE and E.ON on July 1 closed a…


POWER Digest [July 2020]

Germany Adopts National Strategies for Energy, Climate, Hydrogen. Twenty days before Germany commandeers the European Union Council presidency, Germany on June 12 adopted two national strategies that could further reshape…


Germany Brings Last New Coal Plant Online

What is expected to be the last new coal plant to come online in Germany entered commercial operation on May 30, more than a decade after it was first planned.…