Germany: two nuclear power plants as emergency reserve for the winter

Of Germany’s three remaining nuclear power plants, two are to serve as emergency reserves until mid-April. German Economic Affairs Minister Robert Habeck said on Monday during the presentation of the results of a second grid stress test. The two nuclear power plants Isar 2 and Neckarwestheim would “still be available until mid-April 2023 in order to be able to make an additional contribution to the power grid in southern Germany over the winter of 2022/23 if necessary,” the Green politician was quoted as saying in a statement released by his ministry.

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