From the national unilateralism to the European project. The German energy market will only be successful if it cooperates with its European neighbors.
The origin of the German Energiewende is purely national. Indeed, when the German federal government decided to embark on the restructuring of Germany’s energy system, it did so without regard for the impact the transition would have on its European neighbors. As a result, the German Energiewende is not always appreciated in Europe to the extent that German policy-makers would like it to be.
Europe provides the German Energiewende with flexibility
As renewables now make up 32 percent of …read more
Source: Heinrich Boell Foundation