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Germany to keep nuclear power stations going until next April

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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has ordered the country’s three remaining nuclear power stations to keep operating until mid-April, as the energy crisis sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine hurts the economy.

Originally Germany planned to phase out all three by the end of this year.

Scholz’s order overruled the Greens in his coalition, who wanted two plants kept on standby, to be used if needed.

Written by: Keenan Williams

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