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Has the Cost of Germany’s Energiewende entered a Critical Phase?


Electricity system management costs in Germany are spiralling, in large part due to the sharply increasing costs of compensating renewable generators when their output is curtailed in order to preserve system stability. This, and other prominently criticized failures of the

Germany Risks Permanent Loss Of Control Of Energiewende, Federal Audit Office Warns

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Germany’s Federal Audit Office has accused the government of a catastrophic mis-management of the green energy transition (Energiewende). The wastage of resources is “unprecedented”. Germany’s Federal Audit Office has accused the federal government of having largely failed to manage the

It’s All Over: Germany’s ‘Mr. Energiewende’ Resigns, Criticises New Coalition

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Energy state secretary quits, criticising new government’s energy and climate plans Energy state secretary Rainer Baake has quit after four years in charge of Germany’s flagship Energiewende policy at the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). Baake, a Green Party politician

Major Blow To ‘Energiewende’ As Top German Economist Shows Plan Can Never Work


Germany’s once highly promoted “Energiewende” (transition to green energies) and the country’s feed-in act have been given a grade of “F” by one of the country’s top economists, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans-Werner Sinn. Just days ago the renowned economics professor