News Digest Item
15 Jan 2018

Germany needs a well-ordered coal exit – Vattenfall

Funke Mediengruppe

For a successful energy transition, Germany needs a well-ordered coal exit and accelerated wind power expansion, Vattenfall’s Senior Executive Vice President Tuomo Hatakka told the Funke Mediengruppe. The next federal government must organise the phase-out in a “socially responsible” way. For now, Vattenfall does not plan on selling its large hard coal-fired power plant at Moorburg near Hamburg, said Hatakka.

Read the article in German here.

See the CLEW factsheets When will Germany finally ditch coal? and Coal in Germany for background.

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