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09 Nov 2017

Germany’s electronics industry calls for faster energy transition / dpa

The German electronics industry has called on the next German government to speed up the country’s energy transition, news agency dpa reports in an article carried by “The Energiewende must finally regain its momentum,” Michael Ziesemer, president of the German Electrical and Electronics Industry Association (ZVEI), told dpa. ZVEI says the energy transition needs a greater focus on decarbonising transport, digitalising the energy system, and developing the grid and and power storage, Ziesemer said. Ziesemer  said he had “high expectations” that the expected coalition of conservative CDU/CSU, pro-business FDP, and the Green Party could streamline existing Energiewende legislation. 

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