BERLIN, Germany – Federal Environment Minister, Peter Altmaier (CDU), assumes that electricity prices will rise during the phasing out of nuclear power.
“Everyone knew when to phase out nuclear energy, the energy transition can not be had for free,” the CDU politician said on Wednesday in the ZDF “Morning Magazine”.
Task of the federal government is to organize the transformation of energy so that these price increases were within the scope and power remain affordable.
According to Altmaier, the energy revolution will not fail. Needed were new power lines. This would be in the Federal Network noted that should be adopted no later than early next year.