German renewables sector criticises windfall tax plan

Germany’s renewables sector has criticised the government’s plans to tax energy companies’ “insane” windfall profits and introduce an electricity price cap.

by Craig Richard
Economic affairs and climate protection minister Robert Habeck and Chancellor Olaf Scholz (pic credit: Pool/Getty Images)
Economic affairs and climate protection minister Robert Habeck and Chancellor Olaf Scholz (pic credit: Pool/Getty Images)

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