29/05/2011 Merkel's Germany approves nuclear power phase-out
Germany to phase out nuclear power
Germany to shut down all nuclear plants by 2022
Germany shift from nuclear to cheaper brown coal energy
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There were many anti-nuclear protests and in 2011, Merkel's government announced that it would close all of its nuclear power plants by the end of 2022. Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Germany has permanently shut down eight of its 17 reactors.