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Why there was not 100 percent power consumption from renewable energies on Whit Sunday after all

Current data on power consumption is highly temporary and can change significantly on the following day based on altered principles

What needs to be done to make Europe's electricity sector ready for the 2030 challenge

Agora Energiewende’s “Power Market Pentagon“ outlines the first ever consistent proposal for the cornerstone of the future EU climate and energy...

Agora Energiewende’s funding extended until 2021

Agora funders, Stiftung Mercator and European Climate Foundation, committed to follow-up financing

Renewable energy sources dominate EU electricity mix

Agora Energiewende submits review of the European electricity system in 2015

How Germany can successfully exit coal by 2040

Agora Energiewende proposes a “Roundtable for a National Consensus on Coal” and presents 11 principles for a step-by-step decarbonisation of the power...

2015 was a record year for renewable energies, power production and power exports in Germany

Annual assessment shows: Ever more coal power is being exported, but this is not improving Germany’s carbon footprint

Integration costs for renewable energy: controversial, but likely low

High shares of wind and solar power transform the entire power system and can lead to additional costs aside from building the power plants...

German climate goals for 2030 and 2040 require coal exit

Germany's contribution to the Paris Climate Summit has far-reaching consequences for its power plant fleet, according to a study commissioned by Agora...

Old coal-fired power plants block EU climate and energy goals – retirement is the only solution

Agora Energiewende and Regulatory Assistance Project have published a strategy paper on “smart retirement” at the occasion of the first report on the...