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4.35 billion euros to be paid to power plant operators as compensation for the exit from coal

The Federal Government of Germany, the federal states and the operators of coal-fired power plants jointly adopted this in a special meeting

16.01.2020 Author: Isolde Moussot Original language: de Translator: Isolde Moussot
Last change: Isolde Moussot Date update: 17.01.2020 07:01

The timetable for the coal phase-out envisages a coal phase-out by 2038, or earlier if possible. The compensation payments to coal-fired power stations are paid from tax money and therefore by all of us.

Compensation payments to operators of coal-fired power stations?


Why is that?


With the compensation payments to coal-fired power stations, those who have caused the damage to our planet are compensated by those who suffer from it. But it should be the other way round!
Sources:

https://mobil.ksta.de/politik/zeitplan-fuer-kohle-ausstieg-bund-will-b

Further links:

Complaints by energy companies for compensation payments are ...

https://www.focus.de/wissen/klima/klimaschutz/endlich-bewiesen-forsche

https://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forschungsgeschichte_des_Klimawandels

https://www.1000dokumente.de/pdf/dok_0073_gwa_de.pdf

https://www.zeit.de/thema/klimawandel

https://www.zeit.de/thema/klimawandel

https://www.de.clientearth.org/kraftwerksbetreiber-sollten-nicht-auf-e

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/10/desmond-tutu-anti-

https://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/kohlekraftwerke-entschaedig