News Digest Item
30 Jan 2017

“Solar funds: ‘Returns above four percent are possible’”

WirtschaftsWoche Online

Investing in German solar power plants can yield returns up to more than four percent, Hermann Klughardt, director of green energy fund voigt & collegen, said in an interview with WirtschaftsWoche. While governments in Spain and Italy cut feed-in tariffs for solar power in recent years, thereby “violating the law,” it was “extremely unlikely” a similar policy would be pursued in Germany, Klughardt says. Although Energiewende costs were hard to gauge and there was considerable pressure to lower power prices, Germany would stick to its guaranteed feed-in tariffs simply to keep the country’s premium credit rating, he says.

Read the interview in German here.

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