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German aid for solar power should fall 30 pct-CDU
May 29, 2008 / 10:43 AM / 9 years ago

German aid for solar power should fall 30 pct-CDU

BERLIN, May 29 (Reuters) - State support for solar energy should be cut by 30 percent in 2009, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Thursday.

Michael Fuchs, the head of the conservatives’ parliamentary panel on small and medium-sized businesses, said the proposal had been agreed with environmental policymakers within his Christian Democratic (CDU) party.

The proposal now needed to be discussed with the centre-left Social Democrats, who rule in coalition with the conservatives, he added.

Reporting by Thorsten Severin

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