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Engie considers shock move to purchase $19.8bn Innogy

France’s Engie is mulling a bid to take over RWE’s renewable business, Innogy.

Deutschland megatrends: the three Ds of modern power

As mankind enters a period of change akin to the last industrial revolution, Rudy Koenig, Principal at QENIQ Advisory and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, discusses three trends – digitalisation, decarbonisation and decentralisation.

Innogy chief Terium enjoying challenge ‘out of the comfort zone’

RWE-owned Innogy has joined forces with leading global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd in a bid to discover new start-ups that can provide innovative products and services in the energy market. Power Engineering International caught up with Innogy CEO Peter Terium as he headed for the launch in Tel Aviv, Israel on Tuesday.

RWE posts $5.98bn loss

Massive write-downs on its power plants and European assets have driven a $5.98bn loss announcement for 2016 by RWE.

World Meteorological Organization reiterates global warming message

The World Meteorological Organization is standing over the data recently released, which is reinforcing the message that man-made activities are contributing to adverse global climate change.
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UK played key part in EU emission reduction in 2016

The UK was the driving force in the overall reduction of emissions across the European Union in 2016, thanks in a large part to the switch to gas-fired power plants.

Vahrenholt rails against the ‘climate priests’

At a mid-January meeting in parliament buildings in London, Professor Fritz Vahrenholt provided a very detailed monologue on the motivations behind Germany’s energy transition, and why he feels it’s misguided and potentially disastrous.

Ex-Innogy boss says German establishment can’t admit Energiewende blunder

A former head of RWE Innogy has told a meeting at the House of Commons in London that he believes the German government is refusing to acknowledge the possibility that its Energiewende policy is deeply flawed.

Germany falling short of 2020 climate targets

A report from Germany’s environment ministry has found that the country could fail to achieve its 2020 climate targets.

Swiss vote to retain nuclear power plants

The Swiss public has voted not to shut down its nuclear power plants in a referendum held at the weekend.

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