Handelsblatt und Deutsche Welle on „Energiewende“

Investment in renewable energies could invigorate Southern European crisis-ridden economies.

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This is the lead of a news article of the German business paper “Handelsblatt” published in the weekend edition of August 22./23./24. Countries like Greece could expect an additional economic growth of about 0.5 to 1.0 percent. The article reflects the key findings of the new study “Catching two European birds with one renewable stone: Mitigating climate change and Eurozone crisis by an energy transition“. It was published by MCC scientist Felix Creutzig as the lead author in „Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews“.

Furthermore, the Greek program of “Deutsche Welle” reports on the results. Translated into English the Greek headline reads: “Enhancing economic growth through renewable energy. You can access the online article here.