The German union has called on the government to cut the aid given to actors in the solar industry. The group has asked the German Minister for Environment, Mr. Röttgen, to reduce state subsidies to solar power and photovoltaics. According to the Financial Times, this information was mentioned in an internal letter. In 2010 the number of photovoltaic installations almost doubled due to the massive promotion of the sector. These subsidies have already been reduced, but the German Union claims further cuts should happen.
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