Germany could have a lot more of the clean gas and a lot less of the dirty coal now if they had gone a more sensible policy towards renewables. Forcing out of nuclear and going into uncharted waters might prove deadly for a developed economy that Germany is. And it serves as a potent warning to other industrial nations. Germans will go on swallowing this nonsense for another while but eventually they will not take it anymore. Remember yellow west protests. That will seem quaint in comparison when Germany wake up how they have been fooled. The demise of wind and sun power starts in Germany.
Germany’s phasing out of coal-fired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply, a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party said.