Monthly Archives: March 2014

Markets of make-believe

The EU Heads of State have given themselves about half a year to agree on a EU climate and energy policy framework for 2030. The governments should use some of the time they have granted themselves to provide the public … Continue reading

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EU leaders unlikely to agree climate and energy targets

Those who are hoping to see the EU Heads of State agree on targets for greenhouse gas emission reductions, renewable energy and energy efficiency at their Summit in Brussels Thursday and Friday this week are likely to be disappointed. According … Continue reading

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RWE: First loss since 1949

Germany’s largest power company RWE posted its first loss since the establishment of the German Republic in 1949. €2.8 billion was lost in 2013, caused by massive write downs in assets of almost €5 billion.  Last week French power company … Continue reading

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Ministers mute on national RE targets

National renewable targets barely featured as EU environment ministers discussed climate and energy policy today, ahead of a similar meeting by the Union’s energy ministers tomorrow. At discussions of the European Commission’s (EC’s) Climate and Energy Package, there seemed to be … Continue reading

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