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Federal Cabinet Approves Solar Feed-in Tariff Cuts and Changes for Green Power Privilege

In a attempt to cut down costs related to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), the main support scheme for renewable energy in Germany, the Federal Cabinet (Bundeskabinett) yesterday approved solar feed-in tariff cuts.  The cuts shall apply as of 1 July or 1 September 2011, depending on the type of installation. The Cabinet also agreed on a reduction of the green power privilege. In addition, the government announced plans to cut back certain biomass support in 2012.

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