[ RadSafe ] Germany to shut down reactors by 2022
sjd at swcp.com
Mon May 30 14:53:35 CDT 2011
The Germans are signing themselves up for a heap of (cold) trouble.
At 10:24 AM 5/30/2011, you wrote:
>Dear Steven & Group:
>The sad truth is that the energy will come to Germany in the form of Russian
>natural gas controlled by Gasprom. Three years ago, Gasprom turned-off the
>gas to Europe on 1 January 2009 claiming that Ukraine was "stealing gas"
>leaving it off for several weeks. Since so much of Eastern Europe is very
>dependent on Russia for energy, this single "statement" caused major
>disruptions (and geopolitical changes) in Eastern and Central Europe
>including Germany. The price of gas spiked, and old company joint projects
>were re-evaluated to include Russian companies.
>This also happened in 2006 with Ukraine said to be stealing gas, and Belarus
>in earlier "gas-stealing" events. Gasprom always finds excuses to shut gas
>off, and they appear to be a major arm of the Russian government's
>heavy-handed foreign policy. 10% of Russian GDP comes from Gasprom.
>Dan W McCarn, Geologist
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>From: radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu
>[mailto:radsafe-bounces at health.phys.iit.edu] On Behalf Of Steven Dapra
>Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2011 21:55
>To: radsafe at agni.phys.iit.edu
>Subject: [ RadSafe ] Germany to shut down reactors by 2022
> How will Germany replace the 22 percent of electricity it receives
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