News Digest Item
24 Jan 2018

RWE calls for compensation in case of quick coal phase-out


Fossil-fuel utility RWE has called for compensation if Germany opts for a quick coal exit. “If there is a desire, socially, that a coal exit should come very quickly we have to be compensated for it,” company CEO Rolf Martin Schmitz told an industry conference in Berlin.

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The CLEW dossier Utilities and the Energy Transition provides plenty of background.

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