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Pinsent Masons LLP
Germany's move from coal powered power plants to renewable sources of energy is beginning to become effective, with up to 85% of German power use on 30 April provided by renewable sources...
Field Fisher
Based on the revised German Electrical and Electronics Equipment Act ("Elektro- und Elektronikgerätegesetz", or "ElektroG"), inter alia photovoltaic modules are now generally categorized as electrical devices.
Dentons
"The Ordinance for Competitive Bidding for Financial Support of Freestanding Installations and for the Amendment of other Ordinances for the Promotion of Renewable Energies" largely entered into force on 12 February 2015.
Dentons
On 28 January 2015, the German Federal Cabinet adopted an ordinance called "Ordinance for the Introduction of Requests for Proposals for Financial Support of Ground Mounted PV Power Plants and for the Amendment of other Ordinances for the Promotion of Renewable Energies".
KPMG
Germany's offshore wind industry and its related legal framework have reached a certain level of maturity, yet many contract issues remain unresolved in project practice.
GSK Stockmann & Kollegen
The act on the fundamental reform of the German Renewable Energy Act was approved by the German Federal Parliament and the Federal Council.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Sigmar Gabriel, German minister of Economy and Energy, stressed that the reform would provide a reliable but ambitious expansion path for renewable energy.
Jones Day
The amended German Renewable Energy Act takes effect on August 1, 2014 and will cause significant changes to Germany's renewable energy landscape.
Mayer Brown
The German government has recon-sidered the role of nuclear energy in Germany as a result, in part, of the nuclear accident at Fukushima, Japan.
Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte
With the political decision to pull out of nuclear power until 2022, a new era of power generation has started in Germany.
Kromann Reumert
The German parliament passed a revision to the German Renewable Energy Source Act (the "EEG") on 30 June 2011 and the Federal Council (Bundesrat) approved the same on 8 July 2011.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Angela Merkel’s collation government has pledged to decommission all of Germany’s seventeen nuclear reactors by 2022.
K&L Gates
Despite a draft act on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Vattenfall's pilot plant for the fluidization of carbon dioxide (oxyfuel technique) operated in Brandenburg, it remains still unclear whether utility companies will see a legal basis for the permanent storage of carbon dioxide in the near future.
Clifford Chance
On 1 June 2007 the EU's Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals "REACH" entered into force.
Eversheds
German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon applied to register a shape consisting of an American football-shaped wind turbine as a Community Trade Mark. The class of goods covered included wind turbines.
PricewaterhouseCoopers
The finance ministry has published its draft bill to transpose various EU amendments and ECJ cases into national law whilst taking the opportunity to make a number of editorial changes.
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Field Fisher
Based on the revised German Electrical and Electronics Equipment Act ("Elektro- und Elektronikgerätegesetz", or "ElektroG"), inter alia photovoltaic modules are now generally categorized as electrical devices.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Germany's move from coal powered power plants to renewable sources of energy is beginning to become effective, with up to 85% of German power use on 30 April provided by renewable sources...
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