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externalGermany to relaunch 16 coal and oil-fired power plants amid fears Russia will cut gas supplies.

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July 17, 2022 5:58 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed regret over Berlin's decision to bring back dormant fossil fuel power plants and extend the operating permission for 11 more, reassuring that it is only temporary and the government remains committed to doing “everything” to combat the climate crisis. Despite the "bitter" decision, Scholz ruled out reactivating nuclear power plants, arguing that this would not solve Germany’s energy needs.

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