News Digest Item
22 Oct 2018

States call for better federal government support for urban energy transitions


The council of federal state governments (Bundesrat) has called on the German government to remove several regulatory hurdles for renewables support in cities. In their decision, the states said they want the government to better support tenant electricity projects and call for combined heat and power (CHP) to be used more intelligently. The federal government can now decide whether or not to take up the states’ demands.

Find an article on the topic in German here (TOP 18).

For background, read the CLEW interview Germany needs plan to unleash solar power again- researcher.

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