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“Especially with regard to sufficiently qualified specialists and the urgently needed production, port and shipping capacities in Europe, we are currently heading for serious bottlenecks. Here, solutions must be worked out with the entire industry as quickly as possible,” says Thimm.
BMWK proposal for a brake on electricity prices jeopardizes investments and future expansion of wind energy
The wind farm operators on the North and Baltic Seas have clearly signaled that they will make a contribution to relieving electricity customers. However, the current plans endanger investments that have already been made and weaken the necessary confidence of investors with regard to the offshore expansion in Germany, which is so important.
However, we must be aware that this rescue package is a subsidy for fossil fuels and not a sustainable fight against the crisis. It is therefore important that massive investments are made in renewable energies at the same time in order to put the future energy supply on a secure and climate-friendly footing.