“Embarrassing for ‘D’”
The agreement that economy minister Sigmar Gabriel reached with the EU Commission on state-aid related aspects of the country’s new power market law and other energy policies “makes regulations permanent that will keep Germany from reaching its 2020 climate targets”, writes Joachim Wille in an opinion piece for klimaretter.info. Among other things, the agreement restrained the support for combined heat and power (CHP) plants, whose share in German power generation was far below that of other countries; “Embarrassing for the Energiewende location ‘D’,” writes Wille.
Read the opinion piece in German here.
Find more information in the CLEW article on the agreement with the EU Commission.