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ENERGY POLICY

Fair pay for green energy

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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Schwirplies, C. Fair pay for green energy. Nat Energy 3, 822–823 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-018-0254-5

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