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Germany reaches 100% renewables for a few hours, 42% so far this year

Germany reaches 100% renewables for a few hours, 42% so far this year

Germany reached 100% renewables for a few hours on Sunday and has averaged 42% for the year – well ahead of its 2020 target.

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High German power prices, low monthly bills?

High German power prices, low monthly bills?

German household power bills are badly exaggerated, and the Energiewende is not causing energy poverty.

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Germany to set end date for coal power in 2019

Germany to set end date for coal power in 2019

A commission will decide the timeline for phasing out coal, under a coalition deal agreed between social democrats and Angela Merkel’s conservatives

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Germany lifts 2030 renewable energy target to 65%

Germany lifts 2030 renewable energy target to 65%

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.