Habeck's proposal for the continued operation of nuclear power plants: No relief for the electricity market, feasibility questionable, improvements necessary1 min reading time

Berlin, 06.09.2022 As an industry association, KernD e.V. is disappointed by yesterday's proposal from the Federal Ministry of Economics to keep two of the German nuclear power plants currently still connected to the grid in operational readiness beyond the statutory decommissioning date of 31 December 2022 and only allow electricity production if required. Instead, the nuclear power plants could be Read more...

Continued operation of nuclear power plants: political decision urgent3 min reading time

Berlin, 29.07.2022 Summary: The Nuclear Technology Association of Germany (KernD) supports the increasing calls for the continued operation of nuclear power plants in the crisis situation and would like to point out in the current discussion that pure extended operation with the fuel elements available in the reactors beyond the end of 2022 now makes little sense. Read more...

Current relevance of nuclear power plants for security of supply7 min reading time

Initial situation According to the legal plans, nuclear energy and coal power will be abolished in Germany, nuclear energy by 31 December 2022, coal on a declining path until 2038 or even as early as 2030. In return, gas-fired power plants are currently being added as a "transitional technology" to support the grid, which, according to the federal government's coalition agreement, will also be Read more...

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