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Blog by Energy Brainpool GmbH & Co. KG

Author: Sila Akat

Hydrogen in the German energy system (II): take-off and current developments

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There are currently numerous debates about the potential of hydrogen. The question is which role hydrogen will play in the energy transition. In this article, you can find out which political regulations have already been made and which changes are just around the corner.


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Energy market review February 2021

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Hydrogen is and remains a hot topic in February 2021 with new project announcements. Furthermore, there were outright records in the prices for CO2-certificates. Commodity prices also rose in February, while renewable power generation was weak compared to the same month last year.


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Review of the turbulent energy year 2020: Corona, PPAs and hydrogen

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The year 2020 was marked by the Corona pandemic. The energy industry was also strongly affected by the impact of the pandemic and the various lockdowns. As things stand, the winners are renewables, especially in the PPA sector, but also hydrogen as the industry’s new favourite topic.


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The Renewable Energy Act 2021 and PPAs

After a long back and forth, the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) 2021 was finally approved in the German parliament on 17 December 2020 and came into force on 1 January 2021. This blog post outlines the most important changes of the amendment and gives an up-to-date insight into the PPA market.


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Energy market review November 2020

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While the EEG amendment for 2021 has still not been finally adopted, the new energy balancing market started in Germany on 2 November 2020 and the EU Commission has approved the German coal phase-out. Prices on the futures market rose again in November 2020.


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Energy market review November 2020

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While the EEG amendment for 2021 has still not been finally adopted, the new energy balancing market started in Germany on 2 November 2020. Besides that, the EU Commission has approved the German coal phase-out. Prices on the futures market rose again in November 2020.


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