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Killing Coal Controversial – Proposed New Climate Levy Debated Among Ruling Political Parties, States and Utilities

Plans by German Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) to impose a new so-called climate levy (“Klimabeitrag”) for specific German power plants to squeeze them out of the market continue to spark controversy among and within the ruling political parties, the federal states and German utilities. The – most doubtful – legality of the levy is not being discussed much.

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