It started with Stefan Wenzel. The parliamentary state secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection warned in an interview with “Zeit” in mid-March: “You shouldn’t make a hectic decision now to have an oil or gas heating system installed while it’s still possible.”
At the beginning of June, Klaus Müller, President of the Federal Network Agency, made an appeal with a similar thrust to the trade to better advise customers. This week, Ramona Pop, head of the Federal Association of Consumer Organizations, followed suit.
There is an interesting common thread that binds this trio in their ostensible concern for the citizens: