27 Nov '13, 3pm

via @pv_tech Coalition deal in Germany could mean boost for solar

Talks between leaders of Angela Merkel's conservative alliance and the Social Democratic Party have concluded in a coalition agreement, which still requires approval by the SPD's 470,000 members. Image: Wikimedia/Wergheld. The settlement of coalition talks over the make-up of the next German government could include changes to renewable energy policies that favour solar power generation. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union of Germany/Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CDU/CSU) grouping of conservative parties is currently in talks over forming a government with the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) which has more ambitious renewable energy targets than CDU/CSU. The 2020 renewable energy target of 35% could be increased to 55-60% by 2035 but with support for wind stripped back, PV could have to fill the gap. In addition to negotiating on issues inc...

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