Germany Amends Green-Energy Regime to Curb Rise in Prices

April 11, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Energy News

BERLIN—The German government has amended renewable-energy laws meant to help make the country nuclear-free but that have sent power prices rocketing—squeezing consumers and the country’s formidable export machine.

The cabinet approved amendments on Tuesday that it said would contain soaring electricity costs while seeking to protect German jobs in the industrial sector. The changes include less ambitious targets for wind power and a…

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