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26.07.2018

Onshore wind – Policy action needed now to achieve German and European climate targets

Following the record expansion year 2017 for onshore wind energy in Germany, new installations are declining in 2018 as expected.

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19.07.2018

Offshore wind energy - Standstill in energy policy must come to an end

Standstill in energy policy must come to an end ‐ German government´s 65 percent target can only be achieved with more offshore wind energy ‐ Current projects up to 2020 are progressing according to plan

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27.04.2018

Second round of tendering for offshore wind energy: Development in offshore wind energy remains strong

The Federal Network Agency today published the approved projects in the second round of tendering for offshore wind energy, amounting to more than 1,610 MW.

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27.04.2018

Onshore wind energy – VDMA Power Systems welcomes simplified procedure for German Bundesrat initiative on correcting the Renewable Energy Act

The German Bundestag yesterday referred the Bundesrat initiative to change the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) to the economic committee for consultation without debate.

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27.04.2018

Second round of tendering for offshore wind energy: Develo...

27.04.2018

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The EU Energy Council reaches agreement on the Clean Energy Package: A lot of compromise and little change
 

21.12.2017

One year after presenting the Clean Energy Package, the EU Energy Ministers have discussed the outstanding central points and agreed on common positions on the topics of the internal market in electricity, governance regulations and support of renewable energies.

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VDMA: Onshore wind energy: Result of the second Renewable Energy Act (EEG) ¬call for tenders¬ exacerbates risks for manufacturers and suppliers
 

15.08.2017

The Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) today published the results of the second round of the EEG call for tenders for onshore wind turbines.

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VDMA Power Systems: Erhalt der vermiedenen Netzentgelte und Anpassung der Wind-an-Land-Ausschreibungen für Energiewende und Hersteller generell positiv
 

30.06.2017

Der Fachverband Power Systems des VDMA bewertet sowohl die Regelungen zur Kompensation steuerbarer dezentraler Anlagen für ihre systemdienliche Rolle als auch die Anpassung der Ausschreibungen für Onshore-Windkraftanlagen grundsätzlich positiv.

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VDMA: Tender system for renewable energies is right, but minimal expansion of offshore wind energy could have fatal consequences
 

08.07.2016

The Renewable Energy Act (EEG), which was heavily discussed in the German Bundestag and Bundesrat, creates more competition and closer market proximity in the necessary conversion of the energy system and highlights initial activities for bringing together the electricity and heat sectors. For the plant manufacturers and developers of offshore wind power, the amended EEG will likely have fatal consequences.

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