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France and Germany have agreed to cooperate on cross-border renewable energy initiatives

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

After meetings last week, the German energy minster Brigitte Zypries announced that Germany and France have agreed to hold joint renewable energy auctions, and to trial the integration of renewables into decentralised grids in a cross-border project “Smart Border Initiative”.

The press release said the following: "Germany and France is the two largest and most closely linked economies in the European Union. This creates a special force which we will be able to use more s...

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