Posts with the tag "Nuclear phase-out"

Germany is weighing whether to extend the life-span of its remaining nuclear power plants as a way to secure the country’s energy supply in the face of uncertainty over Russian gas supplies, the country’s economy minister Robert Habeck said. Two days earlier, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on German television: “We buy 50% of our coal…

On December 31, Germany definitively shut down three fully operational nuclear reactors, representing 4 GW of low-carbon, cheap and controllable electricity production capacity, in the midst of a climate and energy crisis. If its leaders considered that the electricity grid of the country and its neighbors could afford the closure of three additional controllable plants,…