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Germany’s RWE planning $1.75 billion in annual green energy investments

Reuters: FRANKFURT—German utility RWE is earmarking 1.5 billion euros ($1.75 billion) a year for investments in green energy following a deal to break up its Innogy unit, its chief executive told a German newspaper. “After completion of the transaction we want to invest, and financially we can do so. We have 1.5 billion euros a […]

June 25, 2018 Read More →

IEEFA Update: Netherlands, in New Program to Close All Coal-Fired Generation by 2030, Sends European Energy Markets a Sharp Signal

Phase-out Plans Combined With the Rise of Renewables and the Impact of Improved Efficiency Put Old Electricity-Production Models at Risk

In announcing plans to shut all coal-fired power plants by 2030,  the new government of the Netherlands sent a dramatic signal to electricity markets today that no investment in coal-fired power in Europe is safe. The Dutch statement is especially significant given that the Netherlands itself has only recently commissioned three of Europe’s newest coal-fired […]

October 10, 2017 Read More →