Highlights ‘Nuclear will not help for winter 2022/23’: Habeck High safety, fuel supply challenges: pre-assessment Nuclear generated 12% of German demand in 2021 Germany is to review its nuclear phase-out policy but continued operation of the country’s remaining three reactors into 2023 was “unlikely”, energy minister Robert Habeck said late Feb. 27. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Reviewing the closure of the country’s 4-GW of nuclear capacity in the light of Germany’s dependency on Russian gas was part of the ministry’s task now, Habeck said. “The question [of reviewing the nuclear phase-out] is relevant, I would not reject it ideologically,” Habeck told German state broadcaster ARD, but “for winter 2022/23 nuclear will not help,” he said. The minister noted that decommissioning plans had advanced ahead of final closure of the three reactors on Dec. 31, posing high safety risks. Operators […]