Skip to comments.Germany approves bringing coal-fired power plants back online this winter
Posted on 10/05/2023 6:43:25 AM PDT by george76
Germany's cabinet on Wednesday approved putting on-reserve lignite-fired power plants back online from October until the end of March 2024, the economy ministry said, as a step to replace scarce natural gas this winter and avoid shortages.
In the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and a sudden drop in Russian gas imports to Germany, Berlin reactivated coal-fired power plants and extended their lifespans, with a total output of 1.9 gigawatt hours generated last winter.
Despite gas bottlenecks easing since last winter with new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal deliveries, coal-fired power plans will be reactivated
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The first “green” shoots of sanity are starting to break through the layers of Gaia Worship the Establishment in Germany has engaged in for decades.
It has started getting painful enough that reality might have to be acknowledged in a few years.
What will Greta Thunberg say? Didn’t she get arrested in Germany protesting coal fired power plants?
Heh heh heh. I just read that a little Mexican kid is going to cause a pretty rough winter this year.
I can hear her now.
Under their breath....sure wish we were still getting gas from Russia through Nordstream. But oh no...it would by pass Ukraine and they get a big cut of all the gas that passes through their country.
I'll take a wait and see. Germany was stuck on stupid...maybe they're coming around.
Pope frank will not be pleased!
They can’t do this? What about their total commitment to the climate change agenda?
Germans are supposed to freeze for Ukraine and the climate.
Jon Cary and Greta gonna be big mad.
And we should too.
What’s Victoria Nuland going to do now to blow up Germans utilities services?
Energy options: Clean, Reliable and Affordable. Pick any two.
The only way you get all three is with nuke plants.
How dare you!
Eff Ukraine and Eff Zeepers.
She’ll be upset, for sure. But that will be nothing compared to the righteous anger of Al Gore.
After all, Germany’s move will probably wipe out all the polar bears.
And now brandon wants to build a wall.
What a bunch of dumb arse mofos!
Oh and the pope through all of this now wants world wide genocide to sate his green goddess’s false climate agenda will.
The Germans should really be THANKING RUSSIA for bringing them to senses, but I can’t see that happening.
Mayor Adams came around on immigrants. Should we credit him?
Herbert Stein paraphrase:
Things that can’t continue, won’t.
This is another benefit of the Russian invasion that I pointed out last year when the Russian messaging was that the Europeans would freeze to death as they were starving, a weakening of the environmental left, and a growing voice for more conservative politicians.
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