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27 Apr 2018

RWE insists on property rights in coal exit debate

Focus Online

German utility RWE’s CEO Rolf Martin Schmitz said that the company’s property rights need to be ensured in the debate about possible early shutdowns of its coal-fired power plants, writes Focus Online. At an RWE shareholder meeting, Schmitz also warned of an accelerated coal exit. “Phasing out nuclear energy and coal power at the same time – that’s too much,” said Schmitz.

Find the article in German here.

Read a CLEW factsheet on the issues of a German coal phase-out here.

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