Germany Tag

On Friday December 21st Germany will close its last black coal mine, marking the end of two centuries of coal mining history in the Ruhr region. The Prosper-Haniel colliery, near the Western town of Bottrop, will be formally closed after the final shift is completed by...

Sources of renewable energy are set to contribute to a record proportion of Germany’s electricity consumption in 2017, according to the country’s Federal Energy and Water Industry Association (BDEW). Latest projections from BDEW have put the final figure for renewables contribution to Germany’s total electricity usage...