Germany's biggest state wants at least $11.5 bln for exiting coal
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
DUESSELDORF, Jan 11 (Reuters) - North Rhine-Westphalia, one
of Germany's coal-mining states, is demanding at least 10
billion euros ($11.5 billion) in structural support if
coal-fired power stations are phased out, its economy minister
Germany is hammering out plans for how to abandon polluting
coal stations in favour of renewables, which accounted for more
than 40 percent of the energy mix last year, beating coal for
the first time.
The German cab ...