News Digest Item
28 Jun 2017

“Germany would have wished for stricter provisions”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

German state secretary in the economy ministry Rainer Baake welcomed the EU energy ministers’ agreement on energy savings targets, but said that Germany would have wished for binding provisions, writes Hendrik Kafsack in an article for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The federal government “apparently bets on” re-introducing stricter targets in the negotiations that now follow in the European Parliament, before the targets become law, writes Kafsack.

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier Germany's energy transition in the European context.

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