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"(...) Europe is now its largest export market for solar products, according to a China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA) report on the outlook for the PV industry over the next few years"…
Due to the energy policy failures in the West especially in the last 10 years, whether in the #EU or in the #USA, the urgently needed #energytransition is currently not possible without Chinese products.
In other words: besides the strategic dependencies on #natural gas, #oil and #uranium, which we feel so much right now, we have created with our eyes wide open the next #dependency also on #solar energy.
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Germany has massive research cooperations with #China – often without realizing their background. Research ministry emphasized need for China expertise in 2015-2020 strategy, but even platform initiated by @BMBF_Bund contains wrong information, I report @faznet (in German) 1/
The current China strategy from @BMBF_Bund is offline since a few days - "Publication of a new strategy is not planned", the ministry told me. @maxplanckpress is currently reconsidering its approach. "China is a miracle", 15y ago Beijing repr. of @helmholtz_de said - and now? 2/
For 2019, @helmholtz_de had announced a new China strategy, but there isn't any: The topic is "now of high importance for research policy", hence there would be more consultations with ministries. Confusion everywhere - and problems #influence #dependencies #espionage #dualuse 3/
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