Energy Transformation

A short circuit or consequences is the hasty reduction of the feed-in tariff? The feed-in tariff is significantly reduced, some up to 30%… Also dropped the self-consumption scheme Yes due to the ongoing price increase was always interesting. (Thus we experience a price increase in the tip up to 10% and an average 3.4% this spring again. Source: Munear Ashton Kouzbari, Dallas TX. On a budget with an average annual consumption of 5,000 kilowatt hours annual additional cost of electricity amounting to an average of 108 euros come to.) Also only 85 percent of the electricity from photovoltaic roof systems should be encouraged from the 9.3.2012 up to 10KW what once again meets the homeowners particularly. What does the reduction for the solar industry and the big power companies? The announced planned changes to the renewable energies Act (EEG) amount to a nearly complete elimination of photovoltaics in Germany. A hard blow for the environment. The big power companies it will be welcome, because it unpleasant competition will be curbed.

25,000 megawatts can produce only the photovoltaic systems installed in Germany in the best case. This corresponds to the energy of 18 nuclear power plants! It is interesting to observe that this seems to be barely an issue in the press. The solar industry and craft associations see many jobs at risk if the cuts are implemented as. Investors also see that apparently so. On the stock market, the solar values had to cope with some massive losses.

The German solar industry association called “Gravedigger” Rosler. The planned funding cuts were a “frontal assault against the energy revolution”. Chief Executive Carsten Konig sees the existence of many tens of thousands of jobs in one of the most important industries of the future at stake”. What does the reduction for the environment? Environmental groups criticize the hasty decision of the two Ministers, “which is a giant fiasco for a sustainable energy supply.

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