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EU: Soaring energy costs leave households fearing winter

By DW
15 September 2022   |   9:24 am
The windfall levy on energy companies that European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is proposing could make billions of euros available to cushion the blow of soaring energy costs. That's likely to come as welcome news to many households.

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