Utilities attack solar tariffs because they are the main policy to promote solar. What they actually oppose is solar photovoltaics.
The EU’s new targets for 2030 are only for emissions trading. Craig Morris argues that renewables and efficiency have to be included to see progress.
Wind and solar are often labelled intermittent by their detractors. But a closer look at conventional power plants shows we need to change our terminology.
Proposed cut in tariffs – including a surcharge on consumption of rooftop solar within the home – raises questions on whether Germany can meet targets.
How are Germany’s Eastern neighbors Poland and the Czech Republic reacting to the German renewable energy surge? Badly, but without sound evidence.
Germany’s energy agency says the economy could become nearly carbon-neutral by midcentury, and it doesn’t need nuclear or CCS.
A roadmap proposal recommends a focus on wind power, a cut in ‘must-run’ capacity, better efficiency, energy democracy, and a shift to electric mobility.
The figures for ownership of renewables in Germany indicate a shift from private citizens to the commercial sector. Some people saw this coming.