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mehrheitlich kommunale Unternehmen

English translation: majority owned by municipalities

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12:37 Sep 11, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Energy / Power Generation
German term or phrase: mehrheitlich kommunale Unternehmen
"Mehr als zwei Drittel der Stadtwerke in Deutschland sind noch immer mehrheitlich kommunale Unternehmen"
MTurner
Local time: 21:38
English translation:majority owned by municipalities
Explanation:
e.g.
http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2000/finland2003.pdf#...

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Note added at 1 hr (2006-09-11 14:13:28 GMT)
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i.e. Many municipal utilities are part owned by energy suppliers like RWE etc., but the local authority still holds the majority interest in the cases referred to in your sentence.
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TonyTK
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Thanks - that's the explanation I was looking for!
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majority owned by municipalities


Explanation:
e.g.
http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2000/finland2003.pdf#...

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Note added at 1 hr (2006-09-11 14:13:28 GMT)
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i.e. Many municipal utilities are part owned by energy suppliers like RWE etc., but the local authority still holds the majority interest in the cases referred to in your sentence.

TonyTK
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 32
Grading comment
Thanks - that's the explanation I was looking for!

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Sep 11, 2006 - Changes made by Marcus Malabad:
Term asked\"mehrheitlich kommunale Unternehmen\" » mehrheitlich kommunale Unternehmen


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