Go for green
, April 8, 2014
Environmental activists of BUND and Campact! protest against the deal with Germany's Renewable Energy Law (EEG) in front of the Chancellery in Berlin on April 8. Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet has approved on Tuesday a reform of Germany's renewable energy law designed to curb a rise in the cost of power in Europe's biggest economy driven by the rapid expansion of green energy.
The reform will slow the expansion of green power, which accounts for 25 percent of Germany's electricity and force new investors in green power to take some risk. The banner reads " Germany's Renewable Energy Law (EEG) is a murky deal a la Grand Coalition: General gifts for the industry and power companies". Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch