Blame taxes, not renewable energy, for high power costs in Germany

| April 19, 2017

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A recent tweet from an obvious wind critic blamed the German wind industry for the country’s high cost of electric power, almost €0.30/kWh. In the Midwest, we pay about $0.125/kWh. How could the cost of power at the two locations be so different? The U.S. wind industry uses similar turbines and pays the same for the wind, exactly zero.

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