Study confirms wind prices only look low because they are reported as though future electricity were already being generated today.
German household power bills are badly exaggerated, and the Energiewende is not causing energy poverty.
On Friday, a 28-page text covering the main policy fields cursorily was published after a previous draft had been leaked. For energy policy, the changes are encouraging, but a lot of question marks remain.
Electricity from renewables in Germany grew by a record amount, but one big news item may have been overlooked amidst all the new records.
Here’s a question: how big is the entire power plant fleet in your country compared to the fleet of vehicles?
Even countries with long-standing nuclear aims are adding wind power much faster, as Brazil, China, and India show. Those interested in the fastest way to mitigate climate change can forget nuclear.
We only think we like cars when we can’t imagine getting around without them. In German town of Freiburg, citizens are taking their streets back.
Germany’s election campaign shows we still have to get our heads around how fundamentally different electric vehicles will be.
Macron has appointed his cabinet, but the direction of the country’s energy transition remains unclear. The energy portfolio is now known as “ecology and solidarity”.
While Americans chose to curtail wind and solar rather than conventional energy, the Germans say baseload plants (coal and nuclear) are the problem.