News Digest Item
14 Oct 2016

“Renewable energy could offer security as global tensions rise”


Renewable energy offers the potential of energy independence and security in times of rising geopolitical tensions like the conflict between Russia and the Ukraine, according to a story by Anmar Frangoul for CNBC.  "The idea is for the Germans to say they want to make more of their energy at home because they know they can rely on that, and that's less exposure to the disruptions," Craig Morris, from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, told CNBC.

Read the article and see a video in English here.

Find more information in the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and its implications for international security and basic background in the factsheet Germany’s energy consumption and power mix in charts.

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