News Digest Item
29 Jan 2018

Arbitration court to decide on nuclear exit damages case

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung

An international arbitration court in Washington, DC will decide within the coming weeks whether or not the German government must pay billions in damages to Swedish utility Vattenfall, writes Corinna Budras in a long background article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. Vattenfall argues that the state must compensate it for lost earnings as well as investments made before the phase-out plan, when nuclear power still appeared to have a future in Germany.

Find the article (behind paywall) in the FAZ e-paper here.

For in-depth background, read the CLEW dossier The challenges of Germany’s nuclear phase-out and the CLEW factsheet Legal disputes over the nuclear phase-out.

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