Experts Sound Warning German Nuclear Comeback Spells Bad News for Wind Power

Germany's power companies are hoping that Chancellor Angela Merkel's new center-right government will extend the lifetimes of nuclear power stations, which would boost their profits. But analysts are warning that a nuclear comeback could delay the expansion of wind power generation for years.
An offshore wind park operated by RWE Innogy off the coast of North Wales. Similar projects off the German coast are at risk, experts warn.

An offshore wind park operated by RWE Innogy off the coast of North Wales. Similar projects off the German coast are at risk, experts warn.

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