News Digest Item
12 Jul 2016

“Federal government does not see danger for green electricity support through TTIP”


The German federal government has insisted that the planned Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the USA will not threaten the country’s support system for green electricity, writes Reuters. “Of course, the German Energiewende is not in danger,” said a spokesperson for the economics ministry. The environmental organisation Greenpeace had published internal TTIP negotiation documents and said that some provisions could threaten central instruments of Germany’s energy transition.

See the article in German here.

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