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Dutch will miss 2020 green energy, climate targets: report

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Netherlands will miss 2020 targets for renewable energy production and greenhouse gas emissions despite new investments in wind power, according to a government review published on Thursday. Based on current projections, green schemes will produce 12.4 percent of the Dutch energy supply by that year,

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Focus on Romania: the Energy Union tour

European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič arrived on 27 September 2017 in Romania as part of the Energy Union tour. The Energy Union is the EU’s plan to help provide Europe with secure, affordable and clean energy. The Vice-President met Romanian Prime Minister Mihai Tudose, Minister for

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Clean Energy Is Approaching a Tipping Point

The economics of wind and solar are becoming compelling enough that it’s unlikely coal be able to hold onto its dominant position in the global power mix. The cost of renewables is plunging faster than forecasters anticipated just a few years ago as as technologies like gigantic wind turbines

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Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid

Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for grid connections and funding for existing offshore wind farm projects, with at least one of the developers offering the lowest price bid of 0.00 Euro cents per kilowatt-hour. The agency selected

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