US News Lindner warns Habeck: "The gas crisis must not have another str can" "
This is why natural gas is so important for Germany
After mineral oil, natural gas in Germany is the second most important energy source. The flammable, natural gas mixture is stored underground and often occurs together with petroleum because both arise in a similar way. Gas serves to generate electricity, as a fuel for ships and motor vehicles or as a heat supplier. Around half of German households use natural gas to cover the heat requirement. © Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa gas flame in a instantaneous water heater.
Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner (FDP) asked Federal Minister of Economics Robert Habeck (Greens) to stop electricity production with the help of gas." We have to work on the gas crisis Not a strum crisis comes, ”said Linder the“ Bild am Sonntag ”.
“ Therefore, with gas must not Lindner added to longer, as is still happening. ”Habeck would have the legal authorization. In this context, the Finance Minister again advocated the continued operation of the nuclear power plants in Germany to maintain“ other power capacity ” .
head of the Federal Network Agency: Saving more energy
The Federal Network Agency has asked consumers to make more efforts when saving energy so that Germany comes through the winter even in times of scarce natural gas. © Mohssen AssanoMoghaddam/dpa Federal Network Agency boss Klaus Müller warns: Even more energy has to be saved. has been 14 percent lower than in the previous year, said the President of the Federal Network Agency, Klaus Müller, the German Press Agency. "But I have to come towards 20 percent, there has to be a shovel on it." He poin
Lindner wants to stick to nuclear power plants for the time being
“Much speaks for it, the safe and climate -friendly nuclear power wife Not to switch off RKE, but to use it if necessary by 2024, ”he said.
Due to the fears before a stop of Russian gas deliveries, a possible extension of the duration of the last three still running nuclear power plants in Germany is currently being discussed, which would have to go off the grid according to applicable nuclear law at the end of December.
Union and FDP advertise to enable at least limited continued operation beyond the turn of the year. SPD and especially Greens are still skeptical. They also do not generally want to rule out a continued operation in the event of a crisis. (AFP)
former Chancellor Schröder for commissioning from Nord Stream 2 .
ex-federal chancellor Gerhard Schröder recommends commissioning the north stream pipeline in view of the gas crisis. «She is ready. If it gets really tight, this pipeline is available, and with both Nord-Stream pipelines there would be no supply problem for German industry and German households, »said the SPD member in an interview with the magazine“ Stern ”and the broadcaster "RTL/NTV".