2020 | OriginalPaper | Buchkapitel
Energiewende in Germany – the Dawn of a New Energy Era
verfasst von : Lutz Mez
Erschienen in: The Ecological Modernization Capacity of Japan and Germany
Verlag: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
The original energy policy of the Federal Republic of Germany could be equated with coal policy. The policy of these early years was followed in the second phase by a half-hearted attempt to counteract the crowding-out strategies of the oil multinationals. In the third phase, petroleum was accepted as a “cheap” energy source and in 1973 nuclear power was accorded top priority in the nation’s first coordinated overall energy policy.