News Digest Item
14 Sep 2017

“Viviane Reding: Germany needs a stronger Europe”

Deutsche Welle

Germany’s energy transition is a project that “commands respect” from its European neighbours but the country also depends on a strong Europe to pursue the Energiewende and embark on other economic endeavours, former EU Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding writes in a guest article for Deutsche Welle. Germany has gone “from the sick man of Europe to an engine for growth” under Angela Merkel’s leadership since 2005, she says. But the country must “help Brussels turn Europe from recovery to an anchor of stability in the world”, Reding says.

Read the article in English here.

See the CLEW dossier Germany’s energy transition in the European context for more information.

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