Energy Policy

01.26.22  Alexander Grundmann

The sun above the city’s rooftops

Demand for electricity will rise in the coming years, but coal and nuclear shall be taken off the grid. Can solar panels on the roofs of residential property help close the gap in the electricity mix? The current laws leave much to be desired.
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05.05.22  Thomas Rieche

Fighting for the windmills

The situation is dire, not only because of climate change, but also because of the war in Ukraine. Vice-Chancellor Habeck has therefore presented a series of measures to promote renewable energies. However, what is also needed is a change in the licensing practice and faster legal procedures.
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01.30.23  Thomas Rieche

Time is running out

The EU is shortening the approval procedures for solar and wind projects. Will the energy transition finally gain momentum?
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09.18.23  Thomas Rieche

Pimp my plant

Revamping solar parks has become more attractive since the beginning of 2023. Which legal aspects are important?
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11.01.23  Louissa Greppi

Ciao, § 550 BGB

In Germany, lease agreements for solar and wind projects need to follow arcane rules on the written form. In the 21st century, these rules have no purpose anymore. It's time to get rid of them.
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11.15.23  Silke Schubbert

A big hit or a pipe dream?

Easements for solar, wind, hydrogen & co. shall become transferable. Banks and developers are rejoicing - perhaps too soon?
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