Articles tagged with "#Germany"

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German LNG

Amid German LNG growth, call for heating, industry gas phase-out

The call comes amid the rapid expansion of German LNG import capacity in the wake of the Ukraine war.

German LNG

One year on from Nord Stream, German LNG booms

With four new German LNG terminals and eight FSRUs planned, some fear that lawmakers are overcompensating for the loss of Russian pipelined gas.

German wind

Oil majors’ uncapped bids in German wind auction spark concern

BP and TotalEnergies were the only successful bidders in a recent offshore German wind auction after offering billions of euros in ‘top up’ payments to the government. This has raised concerns that oil and gas majors will outbid utilities in forthcoming auctions with end-users ultimately footing the bill.

credit export agency

German export credit agency slammed over fossil fuel finance

A new policy proposed in Germany would allow the national export credit agency to continue investing in fossil fuel projects.

U.S. LNG

German imports contribute to U.S. LNG expansion

The push for gas supplies is leading to rapid construction of U.S. LNG export terminals on the Gulf Coast, threatening the coastal environment and climate targets, according to critics. Germany is playing a big role in the buildout.

gas heaters in Germany

Loophole may slow phaseout of gas heaters in Germany

Loopholes for ‘hydrogen-ready’ systems means the phase-out of gas heaters in Germany could take longer than many had hoped.

LNG suppliers

The risks of “hydrogen-ready” LNG infrastructure claims

Some policymakers are promising that gas and LNG infrastructure will be used for hydrogen in the future. But “hydrogen-ready” claims are misleading, and risk undermining climate targets.

green hydrogen Germany

Green hydrogen: Germany joins H2Med but concerns mount

In what could be a significant push for European green hydrogen, Germany has said it will join France, Spain and Portugal in a major new pipeline project.

Qatar LNG

Germany, Qatar LNG deal raises decarbonisation doubts

Qatar is to supply LNG to Germany under a long-term deal which is already being criticised for doing little to address the current energy crisis while protracting the country’s dependence on gas despite decarbonisation goals.

IEA’s World Energy Outlook

As gas shortages loom, Germany hastens energy transition

Germany is in the process of adopting a number of laws that it hopes will help speed up the energy transition and achieve an 80% renewables target in the electricity sector by 2030.