Gallery: Germany Set to Export More Energy Than Ever Despite Nuclear Ph...

 

When Germany began phasing out nuclear power in 2000, some worried that it would create energy shortages within the country. But according to a new report released by the Federation of Energy and Water Industries, these fears were unfounded – Germany continues to export more power than ever before. In fact, despite the nuclear phase out, 2012 stands to be Germany’s biggest energy export year ever.

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  1. Jessica Lovering November 12, 2012 at 5:21 pm

    The fact that Germany just fired up two new coal plants, and plans to build another eight might help as well. Also, if German electricity is so cheap for neighbors to import, why are german electricity prices rising faster than any other EU country? See better analysis here: http://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/voices/roger-pielke-jr/magical-thinking-in-germany/

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