August 30, 2012

So Much for Germany's Green Energy Future

Stefan Schultz, Der Spiegel

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Germany's energy revolution is the government's only major project -- but the problems keep piling up. The pace of grid expansion is sluggish, and electricity costs for consumers are rising. The environment minister wants to fundamentally alter the way green energy is subsidized, but will it mean putting the brakes on the entire project?

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