German renewables slam plan to skim off 'insane' green power windfall gains

Scholz government unveils $64bn energy crisis relief package including tax on 'random profits' by wind and solar power producers

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (l), SPD, and finance minister Christian Lindner (r) from the FDP
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (l), SPD, and finance minister Christian Lindner (r) from the FDPFoto: Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Published 5 September 2022, 08:55Updated 5 September 2022, 09:16