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The plain language of the economic wise: leave the nuclear power plants on the grid!  - Economy

The plain language of the economic wise: leave the nuclear power plants on the grid! – Economy

Because of the tyrant in the Kremlin, Putin, we are threatened with a drastic deterioration in the supply of gas energy!

► Early on Wednesday, the Federal Minister of the Economy, Robert Habeck (52, Greens), activated the early warning level of the so-called gas emergency plan in the face of the imminent deterioration of the supply situation.

The economic experts: (from left) Monika Schnitzer, Achim Truger, Volker Wieland and Veronika Grimm at the press conference to present the updated economic forecast on WednesdayPhoto: action press

The Council of Economic Experts, the committee of economic experts of the Federal Government, warned before a horror-expensive shock, should Russia turn off the gas.

Is there any reason to leave the three nuclear power plants that are still in operation in Germany connected to the grid and to reactivate the ones that are already closed?

BILD asked business experts

And they clearly said: YES! Leave nuclear power plants connected to the grid for longer!

Economy Veronika Grimm: “Actually, it would make sense to extend the operating times of the three existing nuclear power plants that are still connected to the grid by five years.”

Reason: In the next few years, Germany must finally become independent of Russian gas!

His colleague Volker Wieland went even further!

He said: “I would also say yes, definitely. We are in a conflict that will not end tomorrow. And we want to position ourselves in a strong position.”

In his opinion, power plants that were recently closed should even be reconnected to the grid!

Wieland also downplayed the anti-nuclear stance in German politics. He clarified that now at least one should stop telling neighboring countries to stop using nuclear power. Wieland: “I don’t think that’s very convincing”…