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Natural gas & co.: Will the next winter be cold?

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The current discussion in Germany and Europe regarding a possible supply stop of natural gas & Co. from Russia in the course of the Ukraine war is moving many people. In part, the debate is not based on factual knowledge. This blog article takes a data-driven look at the issue of supply security.


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Growth of offshore wind energy slows down in 2016

Grafik Ausbaustand Offshore Wind in Deutschland 30.6.2016
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The growth rate of offshore wind energy in German did slow down as expected with 258 megawatt. Until the end of the year 2016 a total increase of 700 megawatt is expected.


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Step by step or the small particles of the energy transition

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All players of the energy sector are needed to shape the energy market of the future. A variety of new and persistent trends – from the decentralization of generation, the digitalization, the energy transition through to the issues of flexibility and storage – transform the power sector and therefore also have a direct influence on other energy markets.


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Brexit throws energy market into disarray

The referendum in the UK in favor of leaving the EU caused severe disturbances on the energy markets in Europe. Most prominently the prices for power and CO2-certificates fell drastically.


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Blockchains in the Energy Market – First Conference in Germany

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Organized by Solarpraxis and Vattenfall the first conference on blockchains in the energy market will take place on the 23rd of May 2016 in Berlin. The blockchain technology has the potential to create completely new business models.


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First Conference on “Global Energy Interconnection” will be held in Beijing

GEI_2016 Conference
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The State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), International Energy Agency (IEA) and Edison Electric Institute (EEI) are jointly preparing the “Global Energy Interconnection” from the 30th until 31st of March 2016 in Beijing.


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Offshore windenergy with record growth in Germany

Offshore wind energy map_31_12_2015
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Offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 2,282.4 megawatts went on grid 2015. This will however initially remain a unique record, as it is based on the catch-up effects of grid connection.


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European electricity prices are falling

Calendar year Base 2017
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The calendar year 2017 Base for electricity has seen this year its biggest loss in his trading period. Until January, 21st 2016 the contract has lost 14 % of its value.


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