News Digest Item
28 Nov 2016

Nuclear power remains phase-out model in Switzerland

Federal Ministry for the Environment and Nuclear Safety

Despite Switzerland’s rejection of a quick nuclear exit, nuclear power production remains “a phase-out model” in the country, Germany’s environment ministry (BMUB) state secretary Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter said in a press release. Sunday’s referendum result had been a “disappointment for everyone seeking clarity when exactly Switzerland will shut down its last nuclear plant,” she added. According to the German state secretary, the industry now will have to put up with “uncertainty over Switzerland’s future energy policy.”

Read the press release in German here.

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