Germany Backs Its Wind Industry in Move Toward Asia, U.S. Growth

Germany is backing domestic wind- power producers as they seek to expand in markets including the U.S., Japan and Mexico.

Deputy Economy Minister Stefan Kapferer opened a German chamber of commerce event in Tokyo last week as part of a trip by wind-company executives to Japan, the ministry said today in a statement. Visits to the U.S., Mexico, South Africa, Egypt and Indonesia are also planned this year and next, it said.

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