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State of the Union Address: Von der Leyen recalls »unfair trade practices« of Chinese solar industry

14/09/2023 - 12:09

In her »State of the Union Address« on Wednesday (Sept. 13), European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen lamented that European... read more

IEA sees speed problem with Swiss energy transition

13/09/2023 - 15:41

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has presented a report on Switzerland’s energy policy. The report is based on an »in-depth policy... read more

MENA countries expanding renewables far too slowly

12/09/2023 - 17:22

In the run-up to the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) starting in the Emirate of Dubai at the end of November, the energy... read more

Referendum prevents accelerated planning of solar power plants in the Swiss canton of Valais

11/09/2023 - 14:33

A referendum has rejected an option adopted by the government of the Swiss canton of Valais to speed up the implementation of large-... read more

Germany’s »markt value solar« increases with exchange electricity prices

11/09/2023 - 13:07

After the monthly average in the base load segment for the market area Germany/Luxembourg on the European power exchange Epex Spot rose... read more

Joint venture plans of ex-VW CEO Diess and JA Solar for solar production in Europe

08/09/2023 - 11:43

Former automotive executive Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen until 2022, is planning to set up a joint venture with partners from China... read more

Swiss electricity consumption from renewables at 80 percent in 2022 thanks to imports

07/09/2023 - 14:26

The Swiss Federal Office of Energy has published energy statistics for last year. According to the statistics, around 79 percent of the... read more

Approval of energy turnaround stagnates at high level in Germany

07/09/2023 - 14:25

In the »Energy Transition Barometer« published annually by KfW Research, the research department of state-owned KfW Bank, 88 percent of... read more

BloombergNEF raises forecast for global PV installations in 2023 to 392 GW

07/09/2023 - 13:32

The market research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BloombergNEF) has once again increased its forecast for newly installed... read more

Lichtblick intends to take further action against German grid fees

06/09/2023 - 14:33

The German green electricity supplier Lichtblick SE had filed a lawsuit after the 2021 determination of permissible returns on equity... read more