The competent Commission had proposed € 40 billion for the coal country - the Federal government is apparently now. In its key issues paper report is according to the media, also held, in what country how much.
The Federal government wants to pay the phase-out of lignite-affected provinces until 2038, a total of 40 billion euros, 14 billion are expected to flow as a direct grant. According to a white paper, a number of media. The competent Minister of economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier, is thus a Central point from the final report of the government-appointed coal Commission.
The Commission had agreed, after difficult discussions, a compromise, according to which the power plant capacities as of 2022 will be gradually phased out and by 2038 at the latest leak. The structural change in the coalfields and the loss of jobs in the affected Federal States of North Rhine-Westphalia, Brandenburg, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt to provide support for the Federal government with a total of 40 billion euros.