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Green Energy Expansion in Germany Comes at a Hefty Price

Germany is one of the top producers of renewable energy in the world. Since the year 2000 the country’s production of clean electricity jumped from a modest 6 percent to 25 percent last year in an effort to shift the German economy from nuclear power and fossil fuels towards wind and solar energy. Despite the progress, German consumers pay among the highest electricity prices in the European Union.   Lissy Ishang started turning off appliances to save energy when she moved away...

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