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Germany can fulfil entire energy demand with renewables in 10-15 years – report via Clean Energy Wire

Germany’s entire energy demand can be met through renewable energies alone within the next ten to fifteen years, according to a new report by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). The prerequisite for this is that German expansion targets for both … Continue reading

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France reaches deal to send back nuclear waste to Germany via rfi

Paris and Berlin have reached an agreement in principle to allow the return of nuclear waste processed in France to Germany by 2024.  […] German energy firms sent the spent nuclear fuel to Cogema facility (now part of Orano) in Normandy for … Continue reading

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Radiation Leak at FedEx Facility After Damaged Package Discovered via Newsweek

BY ANDERS ANGLESEY Firefighters raced to a German FedEx facility after radioactive material leaked from a damaged package. Crews arrived at the FedEx depot after they were alerted that a radioactive package had been discovered at the site on Tuesday morning. … Continue reading

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Nuclear waste shipment arrives in Germany, protests likely via KOIN.com

BERLIN (AP) — A shipment of reprocessed nuclear waste arrived Monday at a port in northern Germany, and authorities were braced for likely protests as it is transported across the country to a storage site. A ship carrying six containers … Continue reading

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Germany Gets Both: No Nuclear, Less CO2 via World Energy Opinion

July 2020 M.V. Ramana and Solène Delumeau This May, a 1,100 megawatt coal-fired power plant was commissioned in Germany. On Twitter, in the thread started by Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who inspired the climate strike, many responded by connecting … Continue reading

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Drone footage shows the moment when two massive cooling towers at a former nuclear power plant in Germany were demolished in a controlled explosion. […] According to EnBW, the land will soon be used by TransnetBW, a subsidiary managing the state’s electricity … Continue reading

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Germany shuts down atomic plant as nuclear phase-out enters final stretch via DW

The Philippsburg power station is one of the only plants still operating in the southern state of Baden-Württemberg. Germany has vowed to start decommissioning every nuclear power facility by the end of 2022. Operators began shutting down the Philippsburg nuclear … Continue reading

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UAE Set to Start First Nuclear Plant; Sweden, Germany Shut Units via Power

The first nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly will come online in early 2020. The report comes one day after Sweden on Dec. 30 shut down one of four reactors at the nation’s largest nuclear plant, … Continue reading

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Germany shuts nuclear plant as it phases out atomic energy via Minneapolis Star Tribune

[…] Under Germany’s “energy transition” plan, the country aims to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources over the coming decades. The government agreed earlier this year to stop producing electricity from coal-fired plants by 2038 at the latest. Renewable … Continue reading

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Germany takes nuclear plant offline, final six to close over two years via Reuters

Tom Käckenhoff DUESSELDORF (Reuters) – Germany will take another step toward completing its withdrawal from nuclear power when EnBW pulls the plug on the Philippsburg 2 power station on New Year’s Eve, leaving half a dozen plants still to close … Continue reading

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