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Reuters offers insight on how renewables pioneer Germany risks running out of power

Reuters offers insight on how renewables pioneer Germany risks running out of power

Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. But in an in-depth report, Reuters offered insight on how it may struggle to keep the lights on. The country, the biggest electricity market in the European Union, is abandoning nuclear power by 2022 due to safety concerns compounded by the Fukushima disaster and phasing out coal plants over the next 19 years to combat climate change.