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Solarstrom files for insolvency

Sadly, another one bites the dust – Ritesh German PV project developer Solarstrom has filed for insolvency at the District Court of Freiburg. The news follows the delay and subsequent cancellation of a triple-digit MW pipeline of projects in the … Continue reading

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Nuclear Headache: Task of Decommissioning Plants Is One of The Greatest Tasks of the Century which will take almost as long – The reason why Nuclear is not a renewable solution nor a viable solution at all!

Japanese journalists visit the site of the Lubmin nuclear power plant, decommissioned 23 years ago, which is currently being dismantled in Germany. The dismantling of Germany’s nuclear power plants will be one of the greatest tasks of the century as … Continue reading

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Germany’s solar-power success: Too much of a good thing?

Solar panels on a German house. It’s been a long, dark winter in Germany. In fact, there hasn’t been this little sun since people started tracking such things back in the early 1950s. A few days before Easter, the streets of Berlin … Continue reading

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Germany’s Green Energy Destabilizing Europe’s Electric Grids – Storage a dire necessity for RE to succeed!

High use of renewable energy in eastern Germany driven by government green energy policies is causing instability to its own and its neighbours electric grid Germany is phasing out its nuclear plants in favor of wind and solar energy backed-up … Continue reading

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Germany’s power market is broken: Macquarie – the dark side of Renewable Energy

LONDON: Germany’s strong support for renewable energy has broken its electricity market, where incentives are lacking to build back-up power plants and cheap coal prices discourage the use of cleaner gas plants, investment bank Macquarie said. Retail prices in Germany will continue to rise to cover … Continue reading

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