Time Magazine

Germany is coming under increasing pressure to move forward with its ambitious plan to shut down its nuclear program within a decade and replace the lost power mainly with renewables.

On May 24, the International Energy Agency lauded Germany’s Energiewende, its plan to transition to a renewably powered economy, while expressing concern over the impact of rising energy costs on industry and consumers. Agency officials urged the government to “maintain” a stable policy environment to reduce costs from the transition and distribute them more equitably while increasing investment.

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