The green-black coalition wants to introduce the new climate protection law with the solar obligation for house builders in the state parliament before the summer break.
Stuttgart – You will discuss the key points with the coalition factions this Tuesday, announced Environment Minister Thekla Walker (Greens) in Stuttgart. It should also include more ambitious targets for reducing climate-damaging greenhouse gases. The country’s CO2 emissions are to be reduced by 90 percent by 2040 – the goal was previously 2050.
In the future, house builders will have to install a solar system on private new buildings and for fundamental renovations. Walker recently stated that she expected the solar obligation to come into force as early as the beginning of 2022.
The minister also announced that the expansion of wind energy will soon also be a topic in the cabinet. The template for this is available. In the coalition agreement, the Greens and the CDU have resolved to erect up to 1,000 wind turbines in the coming years. To this end, the state forest is to be opened up more for expansion. Every second system is to be built there. In the south-west, 731 systems were in operation at the end of last year. (dpa / lsw)