In times of gas shortages and rising prices, Baden-Württemberg’s Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann sees himself on the right track as an energy saver. “I have an electric car, I have a huge photovoltaic system on the roof,” said the Green politician of the “Südwest Presse”.
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He has been heating 70 percent of his water with solar energy for 25 years, and he has also ordered a pellet heating system. Kretschmann’s tip: “We usually only heat one room,” he said. “It’s also healthier if you don’t have the same temperature everywhere in the house.”
Also, you don’t have to shower all the time. “The washcloth is also a useful invention,” advised Kretschmann. Just a few weeks ago Economics Minister Robert Habeck caused a stir when he recommended taking shorter showers.
However, the Green politician has identified a weak point: “I still have room for improvement when it comes to reducing meat consumption.”
Kretschmann received sharp criticism for his savings tips from the Left Party. “The Greens didn’t even manage to get the 9-euro ticket extended with their flimsy performance in the federal government, but they are throwing out one smartass tip after the other,” wrote the parliamentary manager of the parliamentary group, Jan Korte, on in a statement on Friday.
According to Korte, people who have had to save for years to get through the month don’t need “cynical energy saving tips” or “infinitely outlandish best practice examples” from green prime ministers. (dpa)
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