German cabinet approves plan to shutter 41GW in coal and lignite capacity

But Berlin so far hasn’t presented proposals on how to ramp up the country’s renewables capacity to reach 65% of the power mix by 2030

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Olaf ScholzFoto: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images
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Published 29 January 2020, 11:03Updated 29 January 2020, 11:58