German Lawmaker Pfeiffer Wants Energy Subsidy Cut, Handelsblatt Reports

Germany should consider cutting its aid for renewable energy, Christian Democrat lawmaker Joachim Pfeiffer said, Handelsblatt reported, citing an interview.

The development of subsidies for renewable energy is “worrisome,” the CDU parliamentary spokesman for economy and energy was quoted as saying. Pfeiffer is in particular focusing on aid cuts in the solar industry, the newspaper said.

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