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EU to investigate green levy exemptions for German industry

19.12.13 @ 09:15

  1. By EUOBSERVER

With a new government just in place in Germany, the EU commision on Wednesday announced an investigation into exemptions of heavy industry from green energy charges. Around 2,000 German heavy energy users may have to pay back discounts totalling some €5bn a year, if Brussels finds a distortion of competition.

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