News Digest Item
09 Apr 2019

Energy transition both "open-heart surgery" and "business model"

Clean Energy Wire

Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas and economy and energy minister Peter Altmaier have welcomed some 2,000 government representatives, energy experts and business people from 90 countries to the two-day 4th Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) in Germany’s foreign ministry. In their opening speeches, Maas called decarbonisation of the energy system “a necessary condition for a stable and peaceful world” while Altmaier described the German Energiewende as both an “open-heart surgery on a national economy” and a move that can bring “prosperity to the whole world”.

Check out CLEW’s rolling coverage from the event for updates on BETD news.

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