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Why Europe's energy prices are soaring and could get much worse | EuroNews - Oct. 28, 2021 |

German energy prices hard to tame | DW News - Dec. 20, 2021 |

Energy prices exploded in 2021, making refueling and heating noticeably more expensive. One reason for this is the recovery of the global economy. But the German government may have ulterior motives to stay silent on it.

EEG-Umlage could be scrapped sooner rather than later | Jan. 24, 2022 |

In a bid to relieve consumers, who are battling with spiralling costs for energy in Germany, the ruling parties of the traffic light coalition are mulling the possibility of scrapping the EEG surcharge - a tax on the price of electricity used to fund the expansion of green energy systems in the federal republic - sooner than originally planned. 

FDP parliamentary group leader Christian Dürr told dpa that the coalition partners wanted to get the measure off the ground as soon as possible, with discussions pencilled in to take place over the next couple of weeks. "The high tax burden and rising inflation are increasingly becoming a problem for consumers," he explained. 

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by Oui (Oui) on Sat Aug 13th, 2022 at 12:04:51 PM EST

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