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Compensation for coal companies Leag and RWE: How did Altmaier get the billions?


The lignite companies receive 4.35 billion euros for the coal phase-out. How this sum came about has been kept secret by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Internal papers suggest questionable calculations.

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Schkopau lignite power plant in Saxony-Anhalt: it should run until 2034.

Photo: Hendrik Schmidt / dpa

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