News Digest Item
02 Aug 2017

“Federal elections: This is how electricity is to remain affordable”


Price comparison website verivox has looked at Germany’s parties’ election programmes and examined the different proposals on how electricity is to be kept affordable in the future, the company said in a press release. It is striking that “especially the two government parties CDU and SPD are holding back on drafting concrete measures,” writes verivox. The Free Democrats, as well as the Left Party on the other hand called for lowering the electricity tax for example, verivox writes.

Read the press release in German here.

Find election background in the CLEW dossier Vote2017 - German elections and the Energiewende.

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