Paradigm shift with foresight
German Renewable Energy Law (EEG) has ambitious targets for the amount of renewable energies that will supply the country’s electricity. However, conventional power plants remain essential to a secure supply and to meeting maximum demand.
Since renewables have a feed-in priority, it is inevitable there will be over capacity and shortcomings in generation. The current debate within the power sector is determined by discussions on new capacity mechanisms, development of the market design for electricity pricing and developments in extended transmission and storage capacities.
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Publications: 26 May 2022
The new German government has ambitious targets for offshore wind.
News: 10 May 2022
Revenue expectations remain positive despite increased costs and interrupted delivery chains Investment activities are being continued; access to financing remains open Companies do not…
Publications: 02 July 2021
Clean hydrogen is a central piece of Europe’s Green Deal goal of reaching climate neutrality.
Publications: 19 January 2021
On 10 June of 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy released its National Hydrogen Strategy (Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie) (German Hydrogen Strategy) as a part of the Covid-19…