“Energiewende for the electricity lobby”
Hard coal power plant operator and one of Germany’s biggest power suppliers Steag announced that it will leave the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) by the end of 2016, writes the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ). The industry association had often taken an opposing stance to the company, writes SZ. “This exit might hurry along the association’s Energiewende,” as its newest members were mostly companies that made profits with renewable energy, writes SZ.
Read the article (behind a paywall) in German here.