Germany considers electricity price cap to support industry
08 May 2023 | 10:56 am
Economy Minister Robert Habeck wants to support German industry for years to come with lower electricity prices. His electricity price cap proposal is intended to ensure that energy-intensive companies remain in Germany.
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