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27 Sep 2017

Pressure on coal business will increase – EnBW head


The need to protect the climate and remain profitable will continue to exert pressure on coal-fired power generation businesses, and German energy company EnBW will continue to review its power plants, EnBW’s CEO Frank Mastiaux told Handelsblatt in an interview. The Energiewende has entered a new phase. Until now, energy transition has been promoted by the government via regulations, but in the future competition, technological development, and infrastructure-related topics will set the tone, said Mastiaux.

Read the interview (behind paywall) in German here.

For background, read the dossier Battered utilities take on start-ups in innovation race.

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