SPIEGEL Interview with Energy Commissioner Oettinger 'Fukushima Has Made Me Start to Doubt'

Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger used to be a firm supporter of nuclear energy. But now he's not so sure. SPIEGEL spoke with Oettinger about Chancellor Angela Merkel's about-face on nuclear energy, what it means for the European energy supply and whether other EU countries will follow suit.
A map showing nuclear power plants in Europe used during an anti-nuclear power protest in Madrid in late March.

A map showing nuclear power plants in Europe used during an anti-nuclear power protest in Madrid in late March.

Foto: PEDRO ARMESTRE/ AFP
Interview conducted by Frank Dohmen and Christoph Schult in Brussels