News Digest Item
24 Mar 2017

“German nuclear phase out drives innovation in renewables”

Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED)

The lack of a specific phase-out policy for coal is a “missed opportunity of an accelerated decarbonisation of the German energy system,” according to a policy briefing by UK-based Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED).  The paper argues that policies phasing out high-carbon practices create strong market signals to facilitate low-carbon innovations and help avoid sudden, unpredictable changes.

Find the briefing in English here.

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