Germany pours cold water on EU’s clean energy ambitions | EURACTIV.com


“We’re not going to manage that,” German Energy Minister Peter Altmaier said referring to an objective of putting 1 million electric vehicles on the road by 2020 in Germany.

“Nowhere in Europe is going to manage that,” he claimed. “And even if we did manage to get enough electric cars, we wouldn’t have enough renewable electricity to keep them on the road,” he stressed.

What’s needed, he said, is “a compromise that prevents us from having an unachievable target” at European level.

Source: Germany pours cold water on EU’s clean energy ambitions – EURACTIV.com

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