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Fair pay for green energy

Nature Energyvolume 3pages822823 (2018) | Download Citation

The German Energiewende is an ambitious project, but the expansion of renewables needed to achieve its goals is expensive. Now, research shows that consumers would accept higher levies to finance renewables if exemption policies were abolished, forcing industries to pay their fair share.

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    • Claudia Schwirplies

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