The World from Berlin Solar Energy Row Is an 'Undignified Spectacle'

The future of solar subsidies has pitted members of Chancellor Merkel's cabinet against each other. But instead of politicizing the issue, German commentators on Friday urge the country's leaders to focus on consumers and what best serves Germany's energy needs.
The debate over solar subsidies has pitted German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen (l) against Economy Minister Philipp Rösler (r).

The debate over solar subsidies has pitted German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen (l) against Economy Minister Philipp Rösler (r).

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-- Mary Beth Warner, with wires