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Mining Green Energy A Coal Region's Quest to Switch to Renewables

Germany's bituminous coal mines are soon to lose their subsidies. But one Ruhr Valley company is looking to transform its mines into sources of renewable energy. Along the way, they could solve one of Germany's largest challenges as it attempts to switch over to green energy.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan