January 8, 2018
German chancellor Angela Merkel is set to accept a potentially embarrassing climb down on ambitious carbon reduction targets in order to form the next government.
November 17, 2017
German chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party has offered to cut coal-fired power capacity by 7 GW in a bid to win Green Party agreement to form a coalition government.
May 9, 2017
Two German utilities hit particularly hard by the decision of Angela Merkel’s government to phase out nuclear power post-Fukushima are now eyeing opportunities in the lucrative nuclear decommissioning market.
March 23, 2017
In early March, Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Egypt. Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi symbolically inaugurated the first phase of Siemens' megaproject there. A Siemens spokesperson provided Power Engineering International with further insight on what is the company’s biggest ever order.
October 13, 2016
Angela Merkel’s German government is to face a lawsuit filed by Swedish state-owned utility Vattenfall at the Washington-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes next week.
October 6, 2015
Angela Merkel’s German government says the cost of expanding the country’s power transmission lines underground will amount to around $8.9bn.
June 2, 2015
Johannes Teyssen, the chief of Germany’s largest utility, says Angela Merkel’s government needs to address the country’s broken power system quickly or risk wasting more money through ongoing inaction.
May 20, 2015
Angela Merkel and François Hollande have pledged to strive for an end to fossil fuel pollution as part of a “profound transformation” of the global economy this century.