Maybe what's really hurting Angela Merkel politically are rising electricity costs, up more than...

|By:, SA News Editor

Maybe what's really hurting Angela Merkel politically are rising electricity costs, up more than 10% with more price hikes to come as the country phases out nuclear energy in favor of trendier sources. Much of the increase is to finance solar subsidies, which Merkel would like to end, but as of yet has been unable to.