News Digest Item
12 Jul 2016

“Legal shake-up threatens Germany’s energy ‘revolution’”

Financial Times

The reform of the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) could spell the end for Germany’s grassroots energy cooperatives, reports Guy Chazan in the Financial Times. The new auction system poses large financial risks for cooperatives, members of the sector told Chazan.

Read the article in English here.

For background on the reform, read the new CLEW dossier The reform of the Renewable Energy Act and the factsheet EEG reform 2016 – switching to auctions for renewables.

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