News Digest Item
28 Nov 2017

Government slows down energy transition in the North

Lübecker Nachrichten Online

The government parties in Germany’s northern state of Schleswig-Holstein are risking the further development of wind energy, opposition party SPD and wind energy association BWE say. They want to “thoroughly rework” the plan instead of verifying the existing regional plan for wind power expansion. The result was stranded investments of three million euros for 680 turbines and wind park businesses which did not know how to pay their employees, the BWE says.

Read the article in German here.

Read a CLEW dossier on wind power in Germany and this year’s switch to an auction system here.

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