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Germany to invest in gas-fired plants in coming decades


BERLIN (AA): Germany is
committed to diversifying its energy supply in order to compensate for reduced
power production from nuclear and coal, Germany’s Deputy Minister for Economic
Affairs and Energy, Thomas Bareiss, told Anadolu Agency (AA) on Wednesday.

Speaking exclusively to
AA, Bareiss said that Germany will phase out nuclear power and coal to a degree
by 2022, effectively shutting down roughly 25% of the country’s electricity
supply.

“This means that
together with the envisaged phase-out of coal by 2038, in the coming decades,
we will lose approximately half of our total electricity supply. We need new,
safe, clean and cheap supply sources. Natural gas is a good option for us,”
Bareiss …read more

Source: The Frontier Post

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