Nuclear Safety

Nuclear Safety

The framework conditions for the use of nuclear energy in the Federal Republic of Germany are stipulated in the Basic Law and the Atomic Energy Act. Following the events at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant the framework conditions to phase out nuclear power for the commercial generation of electricity in Germany were further specified by the 13th Act amending the Atomic Energy Act. With the amended Atomic Energy Act entering into force, eight nuclear power plants immediately forfeited their operating licenses.

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Supporting transition to green steel production at ArcelorMittal Hamburg

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