German consumers ‘pay the highest electricity prices in Europe’

German consumers ‘pay the highest electricity prices in Europe’

For the second year in a row, consumers in Germany have paid the most for electricity in a Europe-wide comparison, according to a new report.

Why Germany’s nuclear exit is posing tough questions about its energy future

Why Germany’s nuclear exit is posing tough questions about its energy future

Germany set to finish controversial Russian pipeline despite US protest

Germany set to finish controversial Russian pipeline despite US protest

‘Psychological terror’: The German villages threatened by coal mine expansion

‘Psychological terror’: The German villages threatened by coal mine expansion

Siemens partners with Dong Energy for stake in Lincs wind project

Siemens partners with Dong Energy for stake in Lincs wind project

Berlin calls Iran’s missile test ‘alarming’

Berlin calls Iran’s missile test ‘alarming’

Westerwelle threatens Iran with new sanctions

Westerwelle threatens Iran with new sanctions

RWE to make deep carbon cuts

RWE to make deep carbon cuts

Utilities hiking power prices

Utilities hiking power prices

Sparks fly as Germany’s climate plan hits rural landscapes

Sparks fly as Germany’s climate plan hits rural landscapes

Turbulent politics: How wind energy became a divisive issue in Germany

Turbulent politics: How wind energy became a divisive issue in Germany

Germany opens Baltic Sea’s largest wind park

Germany opens Baltic Sea’s largest wind park

Germany goes ahead with gas pipeline despite U.S. protests

Germany goes ahead with gas pipeline despite U.S. protests

German electricity prices could rise by 20 percent due to coal withdrawal

German electricity prices could rise by 20 percent due to coal withdrawal

Energy giant warns of ‘significant’ job losses over Germany’s coal phase out

Energy giant warns of ‘significant’ job losses over Germany’s coal phase out

Friday meeting may spell end to coal-powered energy in Germany

Friday meeting may spell end to coal-powered energy in Germany

German firm criticised for keeping Danish power from energy market

German firm criticised for keeping Danish power from energy market

Ditching coal energy: ecological necessity or economic nightmare?

Ditching coal energy: ecological necessity or economic nightmare?

German authorities approve gas pipeline from Russia

German authorities approve gas pipeline from Russia

Energy giant EON to cut 5,000 jobs as part of huge takeover deal

Energy giant EON to cut 5,000 jobs as part of huge takeover deal

Historic German church demolished to make way for brown coal mine

Historic German church demolished to make way for brown coal mine

Heat on ‘climate chancellor’ Merkel over coal-fired plants and cars

Heat on ‘climate chancellor’ Merkel over coal-fired plants and cars

Is Germany the green leader it’s hyped up to be?

Is Germany the green leader it’s hyped up to be?

VIDEO: The Local tries out world’s ‘largest ever’ energy harvesting walkway at Berlin festival

VIDEO: The Local tries out world’s ‘largest ever’ energy harvesting walkway at Berlin festival

This historic German town is falling apart in ‘slow-motion catastrophe’

This historic German town is falling apart in ‘slow-motion catastrophe’

Germany ordered to pay energy giants billions over illegal nuclear tax

Germany ordered to pay energy giants billions over illegal nuclear tax

France enshrines decision to close Germany border nuclear plant

France enshrines decision to close Germany border nuclear plant

Germany must pay nuclear firms compensation: high court judges

Germany must pay nuclear firms compensation: high court judges

Why your electricity bill is about to jump up at New Year

Why your electricity bill is about to jump up at New Year

Germany approves disputed nuclear waste deal

Germany approves disputed nuclear waste deal

Investors go crazy for shares in German renewables firm

Investors go crazy for shares in German renewables firm

Green party wants only e-cars on Autobahn by 2030

Green party wants only e-cars on Autobahn by 2030

Germans cut home energy usage by six percent in a year

Germans cut home energy usage by six percent in a year

The Bavarian village forging a clean energy revolution

The Bavarian village forging a clean energy revolution

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site

Germany may wait 100 years for nuclear waste storage site

Germany makes fracking verboten

Germany makes fracking verboten

Ruhr nuclear plant ‘pumped radioactive waste into air’

Ruhr nuclear plant ‘pumped radioactive waste into air’

Computer virus found in Bavarian nuclear plant

Computer virus found in Bavarian nuclear plant

Germany spars with Belgium over ageing nuclear plants

Germany spars with Belgium over ageing nuclear plants

Wind-powered lamps to light German island’s streets

Wind-powered lamps to light German island’s streets

Energy firms: Merkel stole our assets with nuclear shutdown

Energy firms: Merkel stole our assets with nuclear shutdown

How Fukushima catalyzed Germany’s energy revolution

How Fukushima catalyzed Germany’s energy revolution

Green energy policies bring power giant to €7 billion loss

Green energy policies bring power giant to €7 billion loss

German scientists make big stride towards fusion

German scientists make big stride towards fusion

Peruvian farmer sues German energy giant

Peruvian farmer sues German energy giant

Berlin props up coal with €3 billion in subsidies

Berlin props up coal with €3 billion in subsidies

Is turning clocks back all a waste of time?

Is turning clocks back all a waste of time?

Greenpeace mulls jump into brown coal biz

Greenpeace mulls jump into brown coal biz

Wind power sweeps past 2014 output total

Wind power sweeps past 2014 output total

Power firm revamps amid renewable energy push

Power firm revamps amid renewable energy push

Draft fracking law meets strong opposition

Draft fracking law meets strong opposition

Energy prices drive return to inflation

Energy prices drive return to inflation

Russia threatens Ukraine before Paris meeting

Russia threatens Ukraine before Paris meeting

EU energy union plan meets Berlin resistance

EU energy union plan meets Berlin resistance

German consumers still hot for nuclear power

German consumers still hot for nuclear power

Germany in the dock over climate action

Germany in the dock over climate action

Germany still dependent on Russian energy

Germany still dependent on Russian energy

E.ON creates spin-off in green energy revamp

E.ON creates spin-off in green energy revamp

Power price drop isn’t all good news

Power price drop isn’t all good news

Zombies, romping parents join climate drive

Zombies, romping parents join climate drive

EU promises support for Ukraine gas deal

EU promises support for Ukraine gas deal

Germany will use less energy this year

Germany will use less energy this year

Energy-sucking vacuums no longer welcome

Energy-sucking vacuums no longer welcome

Siemens lands €650m Norway wind power deal

Siemens lands €650m Norway wind power deal

Energy policy falls foul of federal auditors

Energy policy falls foul of federal auditors

Record wind power growth before curbs start

Record wind power growth before curbs start

Environment Agency urges fast fracking ban

Environment Agency urges fast fracking ban

Germany tops table for energy efficiency

Germany tops table for energy efficiency

‘We’re driving 1,000km on a litre of fuel’

‘We’re driving 1,000km on a litre of fuel’

‘Fracking won’t save Germany from Putin’

‘Fracking won’t save Germany from Putin’

Germany should make use of shale gas: EU

Germany should make use of shale gas: EU

Energy efficiency boosts German tech exports

Energy efficiency boosts German tech exports

Green light for renewable energy switch reform

Green light for renewable energy switch reform

Environment minister: Make fracking illegal

Environment minister: Make fracking illegal

Energy minister: No alternative to Russia gas

Energy minister: No alternative to Russia gas

Mild winter benefits energy consumers

Mild winter benefits energy consumers

Did Germany contribute to Paris smog?

Did Germany contribute to Paris smog?

‘Giant marbles’ could power our homes

‘Giant marbles’ could power our homes

Energy bosses reveal 800km power link route

Energy bosses reveal 800km power link route

Minister plans cuts in renewable energy cash

Minister plans cuts in renewable energy cash

Brown coal muddies green energy goals

Brown coal muddies green energy goals

Energy giant RWE to slash 6,700 jobs by 2016

Energy giant RWE to slash 6,700 jobs by 2016

Energy boss warns of blackouts in Europe

Energy boss warns of blackouts in Europe

Berlin bids to put energy grid back in public hands

Berlin bids to put energy grid back in public hands

‘We’ll see energy revolution to the end’

‘We’ll see energy revolution to the end’

German coal mine turns village into ghost town

German coal mine turns village into ghost town

Green energy costs to spark bill rise

Green energy costs to spark bill rise

Energy giants pull plug on coal and nuclear

Energy giants pull plug on coal and nuclear

Energy giant E.ON: profit dip due to politics

Energy giant E.ON: profit dip due to politics

EU ‘could revoke’ green German energy rules

EU ‘could revoke’ green German energy rules

Germany pulls plug on solar subsidies

Germany pulls plug on solar subsidies

Lights out for solar cell makers Conergy

Lights out for solar cell makers Conergy

Germany puts fracking on back burner

Germany puts fracking on back burner

EU’s Oettinger says Europe ripe for ‘overhaul’

EU’s Oettinger says Europe ripe for ‘overhaul’

Electric cars fail to gain traction in Germany

Electric cars fail to gain traction in Germany

IEA: protect consumers from energy price hikes

IEA: protect consumers from energy price hikes

Germany grapples with nuclear energy phaseout

Germany grapples with nuclear energy phaseout

Germany renews nuclear waste dump search

Germany renews nuclear waste dump search

EU: German fracking fears unwise

EU: German fracking fears unwise

Electricity exports up despite warnings

Electricity exports up despite warnings

Scientists set sail in search of ‘fire ice’

Scientists set sail in search of ‘fire ice’

Bosch pulls plug on solar business

Bosch pulls plug on solar business

Few follow German no nukes policy

Few follow German no nukes policy

EU probes German electricity exemptions

EU probes German electricity exemptions

Vattenfall Germany under fire in Sweden

Vattenfall Germany under fire in Sweden

Ministers reach cautious fracking agreement

Ministers reach cautious fracking agreement

Greenhouse gases rise as Germany burns coal

Greenhouse gases rise as Germany burns coal

Merkel says fracking Germany not easy

Merkel says fracking Germany not easy

E.ON say profits hit by tricky conditions

E.ON say profits hit by tricky conditions

New technology turns leaves to coal in hours

New technology turns leaves to coal in hours

Germans wrap up to keep warm at home

Germans wrap up to keep warm at home

Increased calls for German Energy Ministry

Increased calls for German Energy Ministry

Merkel advisors: we’re missing energy targets

Merkel advisors: we’re missing energy targets

German’s solar ovens sunbake Mexican tortillas

German’s solar ovens sunbake Mexican tortillas

Bikes get same status as company cars

Bikes get same status as company cars

Germany still supports foreign nuclear power

Germany still supports foreign nuclear power

Fear of power grid collapse grows

Fear of power grid collapse grows

Mine protester pulled out of tunnel after four days

Mine protester pulled out of tunnel after four days

German cash dries up for desert solar project

German cash dries up for desert solar project

Minister reveals power line investment plan

Minister reveals power line investment plan

Germany exports ‘more energy than ever’

Germany exports ‘more energy than ever’

Merkel: we will meet green energy goals

Merkel: we will meet green energy goals

A third of trains ‘may be cancelled’ this winter

A third of trains ‘may be cancelled’ this winter

Siemens lets the sun go down on solar power

Siemens lets the sun go down on solar power

Minister ‘puts brakes’ on German energy switch

Minister ‘puts brakes’ on German energy switch

Eco-power ‘will raise energy bills in 2013’

Eco-power ‘will raise energy bills in 2013’

Electricity bills to increase by €60 a year

Electricity bills to increase by €60 a year

Germany ready to help Japan go non-nuclear

Germany ready to help Japan go non-nuclear

Great green energy hope for Germany and India

Great green energy hope for Germany and India

Household electric bills ‘billions too much’

Household electric bills ‘billions too much’

Minister blocks energy plan, coalition fuming

Minister blocks energy plan, coalition fuming

Minister: ban biofuel, it boosts famine

Minister: ban biofuel, it boosts famine

Germans take dim view of light bulb inspections

Germans take dim view of light bulb inspections

Greens call for €200 ‘cash for clunker fridges’

Greens call for €200 ‘cash for clunker fridges’

E.ON treble profits after Russian gas deal

E.ON treble profits after Russian gas deal

Ex-state premier slammed by own party

Ex-state premier slammed by own party

Thousands of jobs to go at Karstadt and RWE

Thousands of jobs to go at Karstadt and RWE

Probe turns up heat in state energy deal row

Probe turns up heat in state energy deal row

Energy transition cheaper than expected

Energy transition cheaper than expected

Offshore windpark plans buffeted by doubt

Offshore windpark plans buffeted by doubt

Green energy cable to link Germany and Norway

Green energy cable to link Germany and Norway

Energy giant pulls plug on nuclear power

Energy giant pulls plug on nuclear power

Energy firms want billions for nuke exit

Energy firms want billions for nuke exit

Expanding electric grid to cost €20 billion

Expanding electric grid to cost €20 billion

Bavaria threatens Merkel over energy policy

Bavaria threatens Merkel over energy policy

Consumers to pay for energy guzzler cuts

Consumers to pay for energy guzzler cuts

German hits nuke power station with smoke bomb

German hits nuke power station with smoke bomb

US solar panel firm leaves gloomy Germany

US solar panel firm leaves gloomy Germany

Siemens losing puff on off-shore wind parks

Siemens losing puff on off-shore wind parks

Iran cuts oil exports to Germany

Iran cuts oil exports to Germany

Lights go out at leading German solar firm

Lights go out at leading German solar firm

Merkel defends nuclear phase out

Merkel defends nuclear phase out

Scientists unveil incredible shrinking car

Scientists unveil incredible shrinking car

Nuke shutdown costs energy giant €1 billion

Nuke shutdown costs energy giant €1 billion

Cut in solar power support sparks row

Cut in solar power support sparks row

Hundreds of thousands have no electricity

Hundreds of thousands have no electricity

Electricity dealers put grid on brink of blackout

Electricity dealers put grid on brink of blackout

Brutal cold triggers reserve power plants

Brutal cold triggers reserve power plants

Electric cars less climate friendly than thought

Electric cars less climate friendly than thought

Germany joins European oil embargo against Iran

Germany joins European oil embargo against Iran

Cost of nuke phase-out ‘could near €2 trillion’

Cost of nuke phase-out ‘could near €2 trillion’

Lufthansa positive on biofuel but delays use

Lufthansa positive on biofuel but delays use

Renewables ‘may not produce job boom’

Renewables ‘may not produce job boom’

Germany forced to buy Austrian electricity

Germany forced to buy Austrian electricity

Nuke shutdown could force energy asset sale

Nuke shutdown could force energy asset sale

RWE abandons Gazprom joint venture talks

RWE abandons Gazprom joint venture talks

Energy firm EnBW sells Polish assets

Energy firm EnBW sells Polish assets

Wind energy leaders eye US expansion

Wind energy leaders eye US expansion

EON takes €3-billion charge as prospects dim

EON takes €3-billion charge as prospects dim

Consumers to lose out to energy-guzzlers

Consumers to lose out to energy-guzzlers

Energy giant RWE plans massive job cuts

Energy giant RWE plans massive job cuts

Nuke waste convoy leaves hundreds hurt

Nuke waste convoy leaves hundreds hurt

Nuke waste train arrives despite protests

Nuke waste train arrives despite protests

Police clear protestors from nuke train path

Police clear protestors from nuke train path

Nuclear waste train trundles towards protests

Nuclear waste train trundles towards protests

First clashes as atomic waste train rolls onward

First clashes as atomic waste train rolls onward

Baton-swinging cops in anti-nuke showdown

Baton-swinging cops in anti-nuke showdown

Areva to cut 1,300 German nuke jobs

Areva to cut 1,300 German nuke jobs

Police brace for huge nuclear waste protests

Police brace for huge nuclear waste protests

Q-cells solar firm loses finance head as results continue to slide

Q-cells solar firm loses finance head as results continue to slide

Germany, Russia to launch Nord Stream

Germany, Russia to launch Nord Stream

Revamp set for renewable power plants to prevent shut-downs

Revamp set for renewable power plants to prevent shut-downs

Vattenfall to contest nuclear phaseout

Vattenfall to contest nuclear phaseout

Artist Anselm Kiefer to buy defunct power plant

Artist Anselm Kiefer to buy defunct power plant

Dismantling nuke plants to cost €18 billion

Dismantling nuke plants to cost €18 billion

Germany to guarantee Brazilian nuclear plans

Germany to guarantee Brazilian nuclear plans

Nuclear phaseout to cost Germany €250 billion

Nuclear phaseout to cost Germany €250 billion

Siemens gets out of nuclear business

Siemens gets out of nuclear business

Customers wasting billions on electricity

Customers wasting billions on electricity

Germany plans to buy Greek solar power

Germany plans to buy Greek solar power

Customers unlikely to see TelDaFax money

Customers unlikely to see TelDaFax money

Nuclear reactor not to be kept on stand-by

Nuclear reactor not to be kept on stand-by

VW set to invest in renewable energy

VW set to invest in renewable energy

Petrol industry to charge more for E10 debacle

Petrol industry to charge more for E10 debacle

Germany may import Austrian energy in winter

Germany may import Austrian energy in winter

EON confirms up to 11,000 jobs will go

EON confirms up to 11,000 jobs will go

RWE CEO stepping down early

RWE CEO stepping down early

BMW unveils electric and hybrid concept cars

BMW unveils electric and hybrid concept cars

Deutsche Bahn signs renewable energy deal with RWE

Deutsche Bahn signs renewable energy deal with RWE

Merkel plays down future Russian gas dependence

Merkel plays down future Russian gas dependence

Rösler welcomes mooted Gazprom expansion

Rösler welcomes mooted Gazprom expansion

Munich university prepares to unveil affordable electric car

Munich university prepares to unveil affordable electric car

RWE joins forces with Gazprom for power play

RWE joins forces with Gazprom for power play

Power outage throws Hannover into chaos

Power outage throws Hannover into chaos

Antitrust worries as RWE and Gazprom mull partnership

Antitrust worries as RWE and Gazprom mull partnership

Merkel to visit Africa for economic development talks

Merkel to visit Africa for economic development talks

RWE said to be in investment talks with Russia’s Gazprom

RWE said to be in investment talks with Russia’s Gazprom

Parliament backs nuclear energy phaseout

Parliament backs nuclear energy phaseout

Greens still split on nuke exit plan ahead of vote

Greens still split on nuke exit plan ahead of vote

Industry frets about nuclear energy phaseout

Industry frets about nuclear energy phaseout

Energy firms plan legal attack on nuke phaseout

Energy firms plan legal attack on nuke phaseout

Greens mull supporting Merkel on nuclear exit

Greens mull supporting Merkel on nuclear exit

Bust TelDaFax to keep power flowing as customers fret

Bust TelDaFax to keep power flowing as customers fret

Nuclear fuel transports prompt fury in Rostock

Nuclear fuel transports prompt fury in Rostock

Greens open to coalition with Merkel’s CDU

Greens open to coalition with Merkel’s CDU

RWE boss warns of industrial decline from nuclear phaseout

RWE boss warns of industrial decline from nuclear phaseout

Study sees no power price hikes as Merkel touts nuclear phaseout

Study sees no power price hikes as Merkel touts nuclear phaseout

Coalition MPs back Gazprom stake in EON

Coalition MPs back Gazprom stake in EON

Prosecutor probes Solar Millennium manager’s pay deal

Prosecutor probes Solar Millennium manager’s pay deal

Utility EON to sue over fuel rod tax

Utility EON to sue over fuel rod tax

Mixed signals from European allies on nuclear issue

Mixed signals from European allies on nuclear issue

‘This nuclear phaseout is not a revolution starting after Fukushima’

‘This nuclear phaseout is not a revolution starting after Fukushima’

Renewables unlikely to fill nuclear gap without bold policy changes

Renewables unlikely to fill nuclear gap without bold policy changes

Germany to quit nuclear power by 2022

Germany to quit nuclear power by 2022

Commission sees nuclear exit within decade

Commission sees nuclear exit within decade

‘Green’ cars battle for eco-marathon title

‘Green’ cars battle for eco-marathon title

Seven old reactors set to be mothballed

Seven old reactors set to be mothballed

Merkel preparing to drop nuclear tax in deal with industry: report

Merkel preparing to drop nuclear tax in deal with industry: report

Wind power could be stored in water under the Harz mountains

Wind power could be stored in water under the Harz mountains

Carmakers rethink sustainability approach amid E10 fuel fiasco

Carmakers rethink sustainability approach amid E10 fuel fiasco

Gabriel accuses Merkel of preparing nuclear deal

Gabriel accuses Merkel of preparing nuclear deal

Plane crashes pose threat to nuclear plants

Plane crashes pose threat to nuclear plants

VW and Audi to invest in wind power

VW and Audi to invest in wind power

Nuclear energy exit ‘irreversible’, says CDU

Nuclear energy exit ‘irreversible’, says CDU

Germany could be nuclear-free within a decade, says commission

Germany could be nuclear-free within a decade, says commission

Merkel fed up with energy firms over nuclear phaseout

Merkel fed up with energy firms over nuclear phaseout

First Nord Stream gas pipeline completed

First Nord Stream gas pipeline completed

First offshore commercial wind farm goes online

First offshore commercial wind farm goes online

Chernobyl remembered at French protests

Chernobyl remembered at French protests

Electricity network head says no danger of blackouts

Electricity network head says no danger of blackouts

Engineers make cycling even greener

Engineers make cycling even greener

Polish offer to run nuclear power plant embarrasses RWE

Polish offer to run nuclear power plant embarrasses RWE

EnBW warns nuclear moratorium to hit profits

EnBW warns nuclear moratorium to hit profits

Nuke shutdown could boost energy profits

Nuke shutdown could boost energy profits

Brüderle: nuclear power exit to cost billions

Brüderle: nuclear power exit to cost billions

Hamburg company hopes kites will make shipping greener

Hamburg company hopes kites will make shipping greener

Nuclear companies cut off eco-fund payments

Nuclear companies cut off eco-fund payments

Google invests €3.5 million in German solar energy plant

Google invests €3.5 million in German solar energy plant

Germany can power itself, environment agency says

Germany can power itself, environment agency says

Electricity imports making up for nuclear suspension

Electricity imports making up for nuclear suspension

Nuclear suspension faces court challenge by RWE

Nuclear suspension faces court challenge by RWE

Germany second in global green energy race

Germany second in global green energy race

Broadcaster ProSieben kills nuclear-themed Simpsons episodes

Broadcaster ProSieben kills nuclear-themed Simpsons episodes

Brüderle admits nuclear reversal electioneering

Brüderle admits nuclear reversal electioneering

Atomic crisis puts focus on renewable energy

Atomic crisis puts focus on renewable energy

More reactor closures ‘could cause blackouts’

More reactor closures ‘could cause blackouts’

BASF boosts Russian gas pipeline

BASF boosts Russian gas pipeline

Group offers to take in young Japanese to avoid nuclear fallout

Group offers to take in young Japanese to avoid nuclear fallout

Bad marks for Merkel’s response to atomic crisis

Bad marks for Merkel’s response to atomic crisis

Drivers still steering clear of E10 biofuel

Drivers still steering clear of E10 biofuel

Oldest reactor goes dark

Oldest reactor goes dark

Expert says Japanese radiation poses no danger to Germany

Expert says Japanese radiation poses no danger to Germany

MPs question legality of nuclear shutdown

MPs question legality of nuclear shutdown

German media roundup: Merkel’s nuclear U-turn

German media roundup: Merkel’s nuclear U-turn

German reactors not quake-proof, experts say

German reactors not quake-proof, experts say

Lufthansa scans Japan flights for radioactivity

Lufthansa scans Japan flights for radioactivity

E.ON sells British power grid to US group

E.ON sells British power grid to US group

BMW and Peugeot team up for hybrid technology

BMW and Peugeot team up for hybrid technology

Green energy surcharges too high, report says

Green energy surcharges too high, report says

Wintershall stops oil production in Libya

Wintershall stops oil production in Libya

Police detain 300 at atomic waste protest

Police detain 300 at atomic waste protest

Siemens ready to spend billions on takeovers

Siemens ready to spend billions on takeovers

Consumers fearful of rising energy costs

Consumers fearful of rising energy costs

Exxon to invest millions in Rhineland natural gas drilling

Exxon to invest millions in Rhineland natural gas drilling

Solar subsidies slashed

Solar subsidies slashed

SAP revs up electric car operations

SAP revs up electric car operations

Taiwan’s TSMC teams up with Centrosolar

Taiwan’s TSMC teams up with Centrosolar

Fuel prices hit two-year high

Fuel prices hit two-year high

RWE chief branded climate ‘dinosaur’

RWE chief branded climate ‘dinosaur’

Siemens wins huge US wind turbine order

Siemens wins huge US wind turbine order

Electricity grossly overpriced, study finds

Electricity grossly overpriced, study finds

Authorities reject ‘Heatballs’ attempt to skirt EU light bulb ban

Authorities reject ‘Heatballs’ attempt to skirt EU light bulb ban

Geothermal plant likely cause of earthquakes

Geothermal plant likely cause of earthquakes

Biofuels give German brewers a hangover

Biofuels give German brewers a hangover

EON unloads Gazprom stake for €3.4 billion

EON unloads Gazprom stake for €3.4 billion

Cancer spikes around Asse nuke dump

Cancer spikes around Asse nuke dump

Energy giant EON to divest away from Europe

Energy giant EON to divest away from Europe

German media roundup: Split by the atom

German media roundup: Split by the atom

Structural shake-up in store for EON

Structural shake-up in store for EON

Nuclear waste train enters Germany

Nuclear waste train enters Germany

Baden-Württemberg buys €4.7-billion EnBW stake

Baden-Württemberg buys €4.7-billion EnBW stake

Vote to extend nuclear power sparks protests

Vote to extend nuclear power sparks protests

Activists scale CDU roof over nuclear extension

Activists scale CDU roof over nuclear extension

EON takes big charge for devalued EU assets

EON takes big charge for devalued EU assets

Police clear anti-nuclear blockade overnight

Police clear anti-nuclear blockade overnight

Vattenfall to build €1-billion wind farm in Germany

Vattenfall to build €1-billion wind farm in Germany

Energy firms rake in massive profits

Energy firms rake in massive profits

Police and activists gear up for nuclear showdown

Police and activists gear up for nuclear showdown

Green energy surcharges to spike next year

Green energy surcharges to spike next year

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party

Cyber worm found at German industrial plants

Cyber worm found at German industrial plants

Hesse to improve nuclear reactor safety after doubts emerge

Hesse to improve nuclear reactor safety after doubts emerge

Cabinet gives nod to nuclear extension

Cabinet gives nod to nuclear extension

Ageing Hesse nuclear reactor has serious flaws, report finds

Ageing Hesse nuclear reactor has serious flaws, report finds

Masked person throws ‘pie’ at Trittin

Masked person throws ‘pie’ at Trittin

Wind energy trade fair opens in Husum

Wind energy trade fair opens in Husum

Thousands protest against nuclear energy

Thousands protest against nuclear energy

Gas could threaten nuclear waste depot

Gas could threaten nuclear waste depot

Fischer blasts rival Russian gas pipeline

Fischer blasts rival Russian gas pipeline

Secret pact on nuclear deal could fill government coffers

Secret pact on nuclear deal could fill government coffers

Nuclear extension sparks Austrian meltdown

Nuclear extension sparks Austrian meltdown

Merkel calls nuclear energy summit to decide course of action

Merkel calls nuclear energy summit to decide course of action

RWE gas deal with Kurdish government rejected by Baghdad

RWE gas deal with Kurdish government rejected by Baghdad

Expert assessment backs longer life spans for nuclear plants

Expert assessment backs longer life spans for nuclear plants

Nuclear power is only cheap for the industry

Nuclear power is only cheap for the industry

Russia’s Rosneft poised to snap up stake in German oil refineries

Russia’s Rosneft poised to snap up stake in German oil refineries

Nuclear firms prodded to fund green energy

Nuclear firms prodded to fund green energy

Merkel seeks renewable energy contribution from nuclear industry

Merkel seeks renewable energy contribution from nuclear industry

Germany to extend life of nuclear reactors

Germany to extend life of nuclear reactors

Merkel flags 15 years for nuclear extension

Merkel flags 15 years for nuclear extension

Opposition to planned nuclear tax grows

Opposition to planned nuclear tax grows

Merkel rejects industry attack on nuclear tax

Merkel rejects industry attack on nuclear tax

EON presses Merkel on extending nuclear power

EON presses Merkel on extending nuclear power

Siemens lands huge North American wind power orders

Siemens lands huge North American wind power orders

Greens: Consumers paying €1 billion too much for power

Greens: Consumers paying €1 billion too much for power

Officials approve fog grenades to protect nuclear power plant

Officials approve fog grenades to protect nuclear power plant

Nuclear power licences could be auctioned off

Nuclear power licences could be auctioned off

Government split over nuclear power extension

Government split over nuclear power extension

Greens discuss BP boycott as CEO taken out of firing line

Greens discuss BP boycott as CEO taken out of firing line

Germans pay second highest electricity prices in EU

Germans pay second highest electricity prices in EU

Heating bill refunds likely for millions of renters

Heating bill refunds likely for millions of renters

Government to sidestep Bundesrat on nuclear power plant extension

Government to sidestep Bundesrat on nuclear power plant extension

Bosch opens Southeast Asian office for green technologies

Bosch opens Southeast Asian office for green technologies

Nuclear plant problems reportedly on the rise

Nuclear plant problems reportedly on the rise

Germany reportedly slashing climate projects

Germany reportedly slashing climate projects

Germany’s first offshore wind farm joins power grid

Germany’s first offshore wind farm joins power grid

Thousands gather to protest nuclear power plant extension

Thousands gather to protest nuclear power plant extension

Medvedev starts Baltic gas pipeline construction

Medvedev starts Baltic gas pipeline construction

Green Technologies: Can Germany keep its edge?

Green Technologies: Can Germany keep its edge?

Green Technologies: Feed-in tariffs

Green Technologies: Feed-in tariffs

Green Technologies: Solar

Green Technologies: Solar

Green Technologies: Wind

Green Technologies: Wind

Green Technologies: Bio-energy

Green Technologies: Bio-energy

Green Technologies: E-mobility

Green Technologies: E-mobility

Siemens plans UK plant for wind turbines

Siemens plans UK plant for wind turbines

Coalition mulls extending nuclear phaseout to 2050

Coalition mulls extending nuclear phaseout to 2050

Court rules linking gas to oil prices illegal

Court rules linking gas to oil prices illegal

Germans to build Asian solar park as Spanish announce Baltic wind farm

Germans to build Asian solar park as Spanish announce Baltic wind farm

Electricity prices to rise for every fifth household

Electricity prices to rise for every fifth household

Vattenfall sells German power grid to Australian fund

Vattenfall sells German power grid to Australian fund

Germany aims to cut solar power subsidies

Germany aims to cut solar power subsidies

Futuristic solar yacht set for voyage around the world

Futuristic solar yacht set for voyage around the world

Germany raises pressure on Iran over nukes

Germany raises pressure on Iran over nukes

Munich Re to stop doing business in Iran

Munich Re to stop doing business in Iran

Porsche faces hefty fines from US fuel efficiency law

Porsche faces hefty fines from US fuel efficiency law

Conservatives taking a battering on atomic energy, minister warns

Conservatives taking a battering on atomic energy, minister warns

Siemens unveils ‘green’ investment in India

Siemens unveils ‘green’ investment in India

Green blueblood’s solar project irks commoners

Green blueblood’s solar project irks commoners

Berlin reportedly keeping all nuclear plants online

Berlin reportedly keeping all nuclear plants online

FDP to speed reform pace to combat falling opinion polls

FDP to speed reform pace to combat falling opinion polls

Oettinger faces anti-Semitism accusations at EU hearings

Oettinger faces anti-Semitism accusations at EU hearings

German firms to build giant British offshore wind farms

German firms to build giant British offshore wind farms

North Sea nations planning renewable energy network

North Sea nations planning renewable energy network

E.ON sells power grid to Dutch group for €1.1 bln

E.ON sells power grid to Dutch group for €1.1 bln

Deutsche Bahn offers eco-tickets for corporate customers

Deutsche Bahn offers eco-tickets for corporate customers

New German coalition aiming to cut solar energy subsidies

New German coalition aiming to cut solar energy subsidies

German solar energy firms face economic ruin

German solar energy firms face economic ruin

Lower Saxony thought to have huge untapped natural gas reserves

Lower Saxony thought to have huge untapped natural gas reserves

Energy firms looking at huge nuclear windfall

Energy firms looking at huge nuclear windfall

Greens vow to oppose U-turn on German nuclear phaseout

Greens vow to oppose U-turn on German nuclear phaseout

Clocks go back amid rising winter-time discontent

Clocks go back amid rising winter-time discontent

Siemens snaps up solar energy firm

Siemens snaps up solar energy firm

VW engines to fire German household power plants

VW engines to fire German household power plants

50,000 join anti-nuclear power march in Berlin

50,000 join anti-nuclear power march in Berlin

Germany aims to build 40 offshore wind farms

Germany aims to build 40 offshore wind farms

Light bulb ban begins

Light bulb ban begins

Christian Democrats pledge to triple funding for electric cars

Christian Democrats pledge to triple funding for electric cars

Merkel threatens Iran with sanctions

Merkel threatens Iran with sanctions

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere

Germany’s election campaign to nowhere

Germany gets amped for electric cars

Germany gets amped for electric cars

Germany’s largest solar park added to grid

Germany’s largest solar park added to grid

German solar-panel manufacturers face financial ruin

German solar-panel manufacturers face financial ruin

Nuclear reactor shuts down after malfunction

Nuclear reactor shuts down after malfunction

Merkel and Medvedev talk trade and rights

Merkel and Medvedev talk trade and rights

Russia talks centred on gas and economy

Russia talks centred on gas and economy

Merkel meets Medvedev to discuss energy

Merkel meets Medvedev to discuss energy

Initiative launches €400-billion African solar power project

Initiative launches €400-billion African solar power project

Nuke plant needs more checks after emergency

Nuke plant needs more checks after emergency

Study touts reed as new sustainable fuel source

Study touts reed as new sustainable fuel source

EU fines German energy giant Eon €553 million

EU fines German energy giant Eon €553 million

Krümmel nuclear plant won’t resume until 2010

Krümmel nuclear plant won’t resume until 2010

Telecoms and energy firms working together on broadband

Telecoms and energy firms working together on broadband

Nuke incident shuts off Hamburg traffic lights

Nuke incident shuts off Hamburg traffic lights

Nuclear power plants warming Rhine river

Nuclear power plants warming Rhine river

Firms hoping to tap African sun to power German households

Firms hoping to tap African sun to power German households

Berlin urges Russia to improve ties to US

Berlin urges Russia to improve ties to US

Petrol prices soar for summer holidays

Petrol prices soar for summer holidays

Thousands demonstrate against coal plant in Mainz

Thousands demonstrate against coal plant in Mainz

‘Unbending squirrel’ blocks nuclear train delivery

‘Unbending squirrel’ blocks nuclear train delivery

Protestors block nuclear power plant entrance

Protestors block nuclear power plant entrance

Energy firms accused of price gouging

Energy firms accused of price gouging

Study says rare high-tech metals creating international problems

Study says rare high-tech metals creating international problems

RWE to sell chunk of German gas grid

RWE to sell chunk of German gas grid

Hesse pardons ‘Carlos the Jackal’ comrade

Hesse pardons ‘Carlos the Jackal’ comrade

Siemens wins Danish wind turbine deal

Siemens wins Danish wind turbine deal

Officials checking water near Asse nuke facility

Officials checking water near Asse nuke facility

Siemens could pull out of Areva nuclear venture

Siemens could pull out of Areva nuclear venture

Glos: EU blackmailed by Turkey over pipeline

Glos: EU blackmailed by Turkey over pipeline

Glos: Germany must diversify energy after Russia gas dispute

Glos: Germany must diversify energy after Russia gas dispute

Merkel and Putin discuss gas ‘test phase’

Merkel and Putin discuss gas ‘test phase’

Putin returns to old KGB stomping ground

Putin returns to old KGB stomping ground

Schröder to join board of British-Russian oil firm TNK-BP

Schröder to join board of British-Russian oil firm TNK-BP

Merkel says gas dispute risks Russian credibility

Merkel says gas dispute risks Russian credibility

RWE swallows Dutch energy firm Essent

RWE swallows Dutch energy firm Essent

Merkel presses Russia and Ukraine on gas row

Merkel presses Russia and Ukraine on gas row

Putin and Merkel to hold talks in Berlin

Putin and Merkel to hold talks in Berlin

Berlin to host talks on Russia-Ukraine gas row

Berlin to host talks on Russia-Ukraine gas row

Berlin: Ukraine row no threat to gas supplies

Berlin: Ukraine row no threat to gas supplies

Heating back payments could hit 30 percent for 2008

Heating back payments could hit 30 percent for 2008

Economists criticise planned nuke phaseout

Economists criticise planned nuke phaseout

Gabriel rejects stimulus ‘orgy’ for roadwork

Gabriel rejects stimulus ‘orgy’ for roadwork

Anti-nuke activists continue transport blockades

Anti-nuke activists continue transport blockades

Police beat back anti-nuke protestors

Police beat back anti-nuke protestors

Linde avoids financial crisis with big net profit increase

Linde avoids financial crisis with big net profit increase

Germans back nationalization of key industries

Germans back nationalization of key industries

Germany opens first offshore wind farm

Germany opens first offshore wind farm

How green is Berlin?

How green is Berlin?

Energy company cooperation could curb consumer costs

Energy company cooperation could curb consumer costs

Berlin districts agree to ban patio heaters

Berlin districts agree to ban patio heaters

Lufthansa cuts ticket fuel surcharges

Lufthansa cuts ticket fuel surcharges

Iran praises ‘constructive’ Germany in nuclear dispute

Iran praises ‘constructive’ Germany in nuclear dispute

Study says Germany unprepared for a major catastrophe

Study says Germany unprepared for a major catastrophe

Saarbrücken has Germany’s priciest petrol

Saarbrücken has Germany’s priciest petrol

Berlin sees ‘lack of cooperation’ on Iran’s nuclear programme

Berlin sees ‘lack of cooperation’ on Iran’s nuclear programme

Officials reportedly admit nuclear security lacking

Officials reportedly admit nuclear security lacking

Berlin lodges protest over US comments on Baltic pipeline

Berlin lodges protest over US comments on Baltic pipeline

20,000 visitors expected at WindEnergy trade fair

20,000 visitors expected at WindEnergy trade fair

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Germany says Indian nuclear deal not a message to Iran

Brandenburg fires up experimental CO2 power plant

Brandenburg fires up experimental CO2 power plant

Domestic energy prices will continue to rise

Domestic energy prices will continue to rise

Daimler and RWE planning electric car network for Berlin

Daimler and RWE planning electric car network for Berlin

Gabriel: nuclear facility Asse like “Swiss cheese”

Gabriel: nuclear facility Asse like “Swiss cheese”

Germany must rethink its permanent nuclear storage

Germany must rethink its permanent nuclear storage

Asse nuclear facility operators under fire

Asse nuclear facility operators under fire

Energy giant EON pulling plug on 1,800 jobs in Germany

Energy giant EON pulling plug on 1,800 jobs in Germany

Energy giant RWE rejects Seehofer’s cost-reduction plan

Energy giant RWE rejects Seehofer’s cost-reduction plan

Home energy costs hit Germans in pocketbook

Home energy costs hit Germans in pocketbook

Iran offers German firms business guarantees

Iran offers German firms business guarantees

Nigerian rebel group claims to have rescued kidnapped Germans

Nigerian rebel group claims to have rescued kidnapped Germans

Vattenfall loses reduced charges case

Vattenfall loses reduced charges case

Energy giant EON earns €3 billion in first half of 2008

Energy giant EON earns €3 billion in first half of 2008

Germany tells firms to show ‘sensitivity’ on Iran deals

Germany tells firms to show ‘sensitivity’ on Iran deals

Nigerian armed group renews threat to German building firm

Nigerian armed group renews threat to German building firm

Car-loving Germans turn to scooters as fuel costs rise

Car-loving Germans turn to scooters as fuel costs rise

Israel alarmed over German-Iranian gas project

Israel alarmed over German-Iranian gas project

Finance senator says the poor should bundle up this winter

Finance senator says the poor should bundle up this winter

Merkel calls for slower nuclear phase-out

Merkel calls for slower nuclear phase-out

Rising oil prices cost Germans €25 bn

Rising oil prices cost Germans €25 bn

Blackstone fund to put €1 bln in German wind farms

Blackstone fund to put €1 bln in German wind farms

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New offshore wind farms on the way

Unemployed German sets car alight as petrol protest

Unemployed German sets car alight as petrol protest

Künast: CDU nuking chances for alliance with Greens

Künast: CDU nuking chances for alliance with Greens

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Russian-German Baltic gas pipeline ready by late 2011

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Official calls for new German energy efficiency laws

German economics minister calls for more oil and nuclear power

German economics minister calls for more oil and nuclear power

Marburg makes solar power mandatory

Marburg makes solar power mandatory

Daimler announces an electric Smart car for 2010

Daimler announces an electric Smart car for 2010

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German petrol prices hover near record highs

EU approves EON bid for Viesgo and parts of Endes

EU approves EON bid for Viesgo and parts of Endes

German solar sector pulls in big investors

German solar sector pulls in big investors

Germans face massive gas price hike

Germans face massive gas price hike

Gabriel: no danger for Germany from Slovenian nuclear mishap

Gabriel: no danger for Germany from Slovenian nuclear mishap

Energy dominates German imports from Russia

Energy dominates German imports from Russia

Germans back tax cuts to lower petrol prices

Germans back tax cuts to lower petrol prices

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RWE offers to sell off German gas transport network

German electricity prices set to rise this summer

German electricity prices set to rise this summer

German gas costs set to soar this summer

German gas costs set to soar this summer

Inferior concrete reportedly used in German nuclear plant

Inferior concrete reportedly used in German nuclear plant

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RWE reportedly ready to bid £11 billion for British Energy

EON to pay €11.8 billion for Endesa assets

EON to pay €11.8 billion for Endesa assets

German energy agency warns of ‘power void’

German energy agency warns of ‘power void’

German gas companies under fire for price gouging

German gas companies under fire for price gouging

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Gazprom and EON plan gas-fired power station in Germany

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Unions warn of strike at Vattenfall