Germany’s love-hate relationship with nuclear power 07.08.2022

Deutsche Welle | Aug 7, 2022 at 2:00 AM
  • It all began with an “egg”: Germany’s first nuclear reactor went online in October 1957.
  • Three years later, in 1960, a nuclear reactor in Kahl am Main, in Bavaria, became the first to produce energy for civilian use and was followed by the construction of similar powerful reactors, Back then, atomic energy was seen as safe and secure.
  • The town of Gorleben, in the state of Lower Saxony, became a symbol of the fight against nuclear waste.