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Germany agrees to phase out coal-generated electricity by 2038 22 January 2019

Germany has agreed to end its reliance on polluting coal power stations by 2038, in a long-awaited decision that will have major ramifications for Europe’s attempts to meet its Paris climate change targets. The country is the last major bastion of coal-burning in north-western Europe and the dirtiest of fossil fuels still provides almost 40% of Germany’s power....

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Siemens and RWE fined after death of technician in UK wind turbine accident 18 December 2015

Siemens plc and RWE Innogy UK Ltd (RWE) were fined after 27-year-old Colin Sinclair was killed when he came into contact with the unguarded rotating shaft of a gearbox within a turbine at Causeymire windfarm in Caithness. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found that the gearbox had been inadequately guarded since January 2009, exposing the rotating shafts....

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RWE shelves massive UK offshore wind farm project 26 November 2013

On November 26, German utility RWE said it had shelved plans to build a 240-turbine wind power project in the seas off the southwest of the UK. The proposed 1.2 gigawatt (GW) Atlantic Array, in the Bristol Channel off the north Devon coast, would have been one of the world's largest offshore wind farms....

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Chinese-backed consortia reportedly interested in UK's nuclear new build programme 26 June 2012

Following the decision in March by German utilities RWE and E.on to withdraw from plans to build plants at Wylfa on Anglesey and at Oldbury in Gloucestershire, and put their Horizon, nuclear joint venture up for sale, well-placed observers say three consortia are interested in acquiring the joint venture....

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RWE pulls out of nuclear sector and puts fossil fuel plants on hold 21 June 2012

On June 20, German utility RWE said it was permanently withdrawing from building nuclear power plants and has also put on hold any plans for new fossil-fuelled projects. RWE, which operates nuclear reactors in Germany and owns a stake in the Netherlands’ only atomic power plant, has already withdrawn from the Horizon project in the UK, a nuclear joint venture with E.ON....