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Supporting Regional Development as Part of the Energy Transition

Agora Energiewende Proposes a 1.5 Billion Euro Structural Fund for the Lusatia Region

Only together can France and Germany lead their respective energy transitions to success

Both countries should quickly resolve to scale back coal and nuclear power generation while working to implement the energy transition in Europe,...

Electricity-Based Fuels: As Much as Needed for the Sake of the Climate, as Little as Possible for the Sake of Efficiency

A recent study commissioned by Agora Verkehrswende and Agora Energiewende investigates the costs and potential uses of fuels synthesized from...

2017 marks the first year in which more electricity in Europe was generated from wind, sun, and biomass than from coal

The growth in renewable energies, however, varies greatly from country to country / Greenhouse gas emissions rose slightly last year / Agora...

How the EU can make the increase of renewable energies in Central and South-Eastern Europe cheaper and faster

An EU guarantee programme will significantly lower the financing costs and risks for renewable energy investments in Europe. Agora Energiewende makes...

Records with renewables, but once again no progress on CO2 emissions – 2017 was a year of mixed success for the energy transition

Agora Energiewende evaluates the 2017 electricity year: Wind power increases massively and overtakes coal and nuclear / Rising energy and electricity...

Call for French-German Energy Transition Alliance

Germany and France should forge an energy transition alliance – this is the key conclusion of a call to action by three think tanks published shortly...

More Renewables, Less Coal and Improved Energy Efficiency

A new report from Agora Energiewende finds rapid changes in China’s power system