News Digest Item
05 Feb 2018

Coalition draft treaty contains "good compromise" and "huge step forward"

Clean Energy Wire

The head negotiators of CDU and SPD in the coalition talks have praised the decisions on energy and climate policy as “a good compromise” (Armin Laschet, CDU) and a “huge step forward” (Barbara Hendricks, SPD). Hendricks, who is acting environment minister, said on the weekend that the cap on the expansion of renewable energies was going to be lifted. Laschet said the new government wanted to make Germany a pioneer in e-mobility by making it a location for battery cell production.

See their full statements and more reactions to the draft coalition paper on energy and climate here.

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