Renewable Energy In Germany: It's Not Easy Being Green

Germany's push to adopt green energy - the country's 'Energiewende' - is the most ambitious programme of its type anywhere in the world. While the scheme has boosted the production of wind and solar power, critics claim that it is raising energy costs and eroding Germany's economic competitiveness. Discussing the energy future of Europe's largest economy are Georgie Hayden, an analyst with BMI's renewable energy team, and Andrew Shepherd, an analyst with our power team.