Thousands of German wind turbines could disappear by 2021

Subsidies for thousands of German wind turbines will run out in 2020, leaving those turbines unprofitable and pushing owners to pull the plug on operations. 
Photo: Frank Boutrup Schmidt/Vestas
Photo: Frank Boutrup Schmidt/Vestas

Germany is risking its green transition progress. When wind turbine subsidies run out, it may not pay off to keep the turbines running, shows a new report. Higher electricity prices are needed to avoid going backwards, reports Recharge.

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