Green party leader Anna Lena Baerbock advocates, to abandon the Coal phase-in compensation for the decommissioning of coal-fired power plants as far as possible.
they presented a Ten-point roadmap for the implementation of the phase-out of coal power in Germany, the “Handelsblatt” and the German press Agency. In addition to concrete proposals for the style of set of power plants and days, it is build in it is about jobs and help in structural change, green energy Development, reclamation of mines and industrial competitiveness.
the implementation of The Coal phase-out has begun talks with power plant operators such as RWE on compensation – is the goal of an amicable solution. The Green things are moving too slowly.
Baerbocks Plan, up to 2022, as in the final report of the coal Commission about three gigawatts of brown coal is intended to take power and around four gigawatts of coal from the network. The should be Westphalia, the brown coal “due to power plant age and inflexibility” in the 60s and 70s, put into operation in blocks A, B, D, and E of the coal-fired power plant at Neurath, and the blocks C, D and G of the power plant niederaussem in North Rhine-Westphalia. The coal – fired power plants Farge, Wilhelmshaven, Mehrum, Bergkamen, Heyden, as well as the to come already the end of March, disused – Block K2 of the power plant Gerstein.
By 2022, there should be from Baerbocks point of view, a switch-off plan for power plants older than 25 years. In order to clarify the compensation for the days of the build, should be entrusted to an auditor. For power stations compensation to be considered, if you are not 25 years in operation. Also starting in August 2021 current stricter EU would have to be emission limit values taken into account in respect of which operators would have an interest in the shutdown of some plants.