“Successful model Energiewende”
There is still a long way to go until the financing mechanisms of the German energy transition are transferred into a sustainable market design, writes Felix Matthes, research coordinator for energy and climate policy at Öko Institut, in a guest commentary in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. But one had to keep in mind the global responsibility, the creation of a robust infrastructure basis and the necessity of a stronger dynamic in future renewables expansion. “Then, with the experience of the past years, the Energiewende is a successful model, not an aberration,” writes Matthes.
For background, read CLEW's Germany's Energiewende: The Easy Guide.