Habeck rejects longer nuclear power plant lifetimes

German Economic Affairs Minister Robert Habeck rejects longer operating times for Germany’s last three nuclear power plants. Continued operation could reduce gas consumption by a maximum of two percent, the Green politician said on Sunday at the German government’s open day. “For what little we gain there, it’s the wrong decision.” There are other ways to save gas. For that, the consensus on the nuclear phase-out should not be unraveled again, the Green politician said.

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