Nuclear Politics

Switzerland / Germany’s Nuclear Phaseout ‘Could Have Significant Impact’

By David Dalton
20 November 2020

Country will need to maintain its reactor fleet, says academic
Germany’s Nuclear Phaseout ‘Could Have Significant Impact’
The single unit Mühleberg nuclear station in Switzerland was shut down permanently in 2019. Courtesy BKW.
The phaseout of commercial nuclear energy in Germany could have a significant impact on security of supply in neighbouring Switzerland, which over the past five years has imported an average of around 13 TWh of electricity a year from Germany, the scientist and academic Anna Veronika Wendland has said.

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