Energie: Die Netze denen, die sie nutzen!

A few weeks ago, before the summer, the CEO of the Federal Network Agency, Klaus Müller, announced something that went more or less unnoticed amidst the debate about the heating law: The so-called revenue caps for new electricity and gas network installations are set to increase from 5.07 to 7.09 percent starting in 2024. What does this mean? It means that while millions of people fear their upcoming utility bill, the government wants to provide higher profits for network operators – at the expense of all of us. This renewed, government-mandated redistribution from bottom to top clearly shows that the system of private electricity and gas networks in Germany requires fundamental changes.

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