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Merkel's Switch to Renewables Rising Energy Prices Endanger German Industry

Last spring, Chancellor Angela Merkel set Germany on course to eliminate nuclear power in favor of renewable energy sources. Now, though, several industries are suffering as electricity prices rapidly rise. Many companies are having to close factories or move abroad.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan