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Energy 27-01-2022

Metals needed for hydrogen production could get scarce, German authority warns

Key raw materials needed for most types of clean hydrogen production could become scarce and much more expensive, Germany's Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), has warned, reports Clean Energy Wire.
Transport 13-12-2021

Will Germany’s new ‘advocate of the motorists’ surprise with clean mobility shift?

Germany's new transport minister Volker Wissing has raised question marks over the country's lagging transition to clean mobility. But his track record is promising, reported Clean Energy Wire.
Electricity 25-11-2021

Next German government aims for coal exit in 2030

The new German government has agreed to pull forward the country's coal exit, "ideally" to 2030 from 2038, and rapidly speed up the rollout of renewables, reported CLEW.
Climate change 11-11-2021

German climate policy needs international scope to succeed, says economic expert council

Germany should put more emphasis on international cooperation in the fight against climate change, the country's Council of Economic Experts said in its annual report, Clean Energy Wire (CLEW) reports.
Energy 15-11-2018

German coal commission pressed to deliver as country fails to cut emissions

A new government report detailing Germany’s failure to cut emissions increases pressure on the country’s coal commission to agree on a speedy phase-out plan. Its members enter a critical stage this week as they focus on tangible proposals. EURACTIV’s media partner Clean Energy Wire reports.