How the coal phase-out could fuel a brand new industrial economy

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10/15/2020 Reading time: 1 minute(s)

View from above on a heavy excavator, which turns sharply right in a sandy pit. Its tracks cross with the dark shadows of a large industrial plant.


Industrial heritage at a turning point


40 billion euros are available in Germany to enable the EU’s largest coal producer and consumer to achieve its sustainable transformation. By 2038, the country has set itself a deadline to completely stop mining the brown gold. But are the coal regions ready to present a vision for their new economy in time? In principle, the money would be available on demand.