Germany Debates Renewable Energy Investements


Wind turbines and electricity pylons flank the Mehrum coal-fired... News PhotoAlternative Energy,Bestof,Business,Economy,Electricity,Electricity Pylon,Environmental Conservation,Environmental Issues,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Germany,Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine,Politics,Topics,Topix,Turbine,Vertical,Wind,Wind Power,Wind TurbinePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesHOHENHAMELN, GERMANY - MARCH 04: Wind turbines and electricity pylons flank the Mehrum coal-fired power plant (Kohlekraftwerk Mehrum) on March 4, 2013 near Hohenhameln, Germany. German Environment Minster Peter Altmaier and Economy Minister Philipp Roesler rcently proposed a set of measures that would cut subsidies to the renewable energy industry, amove industry representatives claim would stifle renewable energy growth. Germany has set ambitious goals for increasing the renewable energies share of domestic power production, yet critics decry the perceived high cost. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)