In a statement to Radio Deutschlandfunk, Scholz touched on the issue of returning to nuclear energy, “Nuclear energy is over. It will no longer be used in Germany.” used the phrase.
Reminding that the decision to end nuclear power was taken years ago, Scholz said, “The law has been phased out. If you want to build new nuclear power plants, it will take 15 years and you have to spend 15 to 20 billion euros for each one.” made its assessment.
Stating that the dismantling of nuclear power plants started with the end of the use of the said energy, Scholz said, “With the expansion of renewable energies with an energy supply based on wind energy, solar energy, hydroelectric and biomass energy, we will meet 80 percent of our electricity needs, and after a short time all the necessary ones. “This is the path we’re following right now.” he said.
Opposition parties and coalition partner Free Democratic Party (FDP) in Germany have been calling for continued use of nuclear energy for some time.