Via Scoop.itThe Great Transition

”EU’s energy commissioner Gunther Oettinger, the director general for energy Philip Lowe, and the head of the EU’s Athens task force Horst Reichenbach have discussed the idea of enabling Greece to repay some of its debts to EU member states, such as Germany, by providing them with solar energy.”

Interesting approach which has the advantage that it indirectly connects the financial crisis with the sustainability crisis but several questions remain: is this in the interest of Greece or of Germany? Could solar energy become the new resource curse?


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