Mining union IG BCE still expects agreement on coal exit date by year’s end
Germany will reach a deal by the end of the year on a deadline and way to exit coal-fired power generation, according to mining union IG BCE, reports Nathan Witkop for Montel. Union head Michael Vassiliadis told an industry association conference he was confident that the coal task force charged with drawing up proposals for a fair phaseout would reach a compromise before Germany takes part in climate talks in Poland next month.
Read the report in English here.
For background, read the article Commission watch – Managing Germany’s coal phase-out.