Fra Der Spiegel (International Edition) sin serie om den "tyske energi revolusjonen" (German Energy Revolution):
Biogas Boom in Germany Leads to Modern-Day Land Grab
Creating energy from corn once seemed like a revolutionary idea in Germany. But subsidies for the biogas industry have led to entire regions of the country being covered by the crop, and investors are eagerly waiting for local farmers' land to go for sale. Some of those farmers who lease their land say they have been "ruined."
North Sea Wind Offensive Plagued by Problems
Germany wants to pepper its northern seas with offshore wind turbines as part of its ambitious energy revolution. But strict laws, technology problems and multiple delays are turning the massive enterprise into an expensive fiasco. Investors and the public are losing patience.