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New disagreement in government over climate plan

New disagreement in government over climate plan

No consensus could be reached within the government in the dispute over the National Energy and Climate Plan (NEKP). Infringement case against Austria Disagreement in government over climate plan In an interview with ZIB2 on Sunday evening, Climate Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) once again called on Constitutional Minister Karoline Edtstadler (ÖVP) to surrender. Edtstadler repeated […]

‘I’ve got a shiver down my spine’ – Gewessler wants out of Russian gas

‘I’ve got a shiver down my spine’ – Gewessler wants out of Russian gas

Energy Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) has been looking for a way to get rid of dependence on Russian gas for almost two years, but long-term contracts with OMV and the lack of a political majority make the exit difficult, as the minister explained at ZIB 2 on Sunday evening. Energy Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) admitted […]

‘I’ve got a shiver down my spine’ – Gewessler wants out of Russian gas

‘I’ve got a shiver down my spine’ – Gewessler wants out of Russian gas

Energy Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) has been looking for a way to get rid of dependence on Russian gas for almost two years, but long-term contracts with OMV and the lack of a political majority make the exit difficult, as the minister explained at ZIB 2 on Sunday evening. Energy Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) admitted […]

657 million euros to climate and energy funds in 2024

657 million euros to climate and energy funds in 2024

On Tuesday, Environment Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) presented new priorities as part of the climate and energy fund. In 2024, the focus will be on electricity and heat storage projects, the mobility transition and the further expansion of renewable energy sources, among other topics. The politician said at a press conference that 657 million euros […]

657 million euros to climate and energy funds in 2024

657 million euros to climate and energy funds in 2024

On Tuesday, Environment Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) presented new priorities as part of the climate and energy fund. In 2024, the focus will be on electricity and heat storage projects, the mobility transition and the further expansion of renewable energy sources, among other topics. The politician said at a press conference that 657 million euros […]

Disappointment in Sima: The new amendment to StVO does not make video surveillance possible in the city of Vienna

Disappointment in Sima: The new amendment to StVO does not make video surveillance possible in the city of Vienna

Planned traffic calming in Vienna city center will be brought to a halt with a new amendment to StVO. It is still not possible to monitor the entry ban by camera, much to the disappointment of city councilor Ulli Sima. StVO amendment should enable video surveillance Sima calls for changes to StVO Work on video […]

Electricity price brake: Maximum subsidy halved

Electricity price brake: Maximum subsidy halved

Due to the easing of the price situation in the electricity market, the turquoise-green government decided on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers to halve the electricity cost brake. Vkw will reduce electricity prices as of April 1 Electricity and gas are cheaper: What you need to know now In principle, the first 2,900 kWh […]

New financing system for photovoltaic systems

New financing system for photovoltaic systems

This is what the topic is about: The Austrian Energy Agency monitors the prices of photovoltaic systems. Tax reductions should be passed on to customers. Sales tax is exempt for small PV systems up to a maximum of 35 kilowatts. Financing applications for private individuals are no longer valid As Climate Minister Leonore Gewessler (Greens) […]

Tempo 30 will be easier for communities to implement in the future

Tempo 30 will be easier for communities to implement in the future

Municipalities and cities should be able to more easily implement speed reductions in the future. Tempo 30 is now also valid in Bregenz The federal government has agreed on a relevant amendment to the StVO, which will be considered on Wednesday. This allows the responsible road authority to easily reduce the maximum speed in areas […]

Tempo 30 will be easier for communities to implement in the future

Tempo 30 will be easier for communities to implement in the future

Municipalities and cities should be able to more easily implement speed reductions in the future. Tempo 30 is now also valid in Bregenz The federal government has agreed on a relevant amendment to the StVO, which will be considered on Wednesday. This allows the responsible road authority to easily reduce the maximum speed in areas […]