News Digest Item
19 Dec 2016

“We corrected the chaos of the Energiewende”

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Over the past three years, the federal government succeeded in bringing order and legal security to Germany’s energy transition, the seminal project known as Energiewende, federal economy minister Sigmar Gabriel said presenting his ministry’s economic policy interim review for the current legislative period. “We corrected the chaos of the Energiewende [and] Germany now has an energy transition that is predictable and reliable,” said Gabriel at a press conference in Berlin. Two reforms of the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) “prepared renewables for the market and the market for renewables,” according to Gabriel.

Read the BMWi interim review in German here.

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