According to the media, Frank Mastiaux is facing a "herculean task". The CEO of electric utilities company EnBW is under close scrutiny as he endeavors to switch the company's focus from nuclear energy to renewables.
Report by Joachim Eggers.
Belgium is slowly phasing out its aging nuclear energy infrastructure. But looming winter weather, limited renewable options and a poorly connected electricity network have left the country at risk of blackouts.
The technology that made bitcoin possible could solve key challenges of a renewables-based energy system. The race is on to radically change how to we consume and generate power.
Scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) have failed to predict the growth of renewables and overestimated the role of nuclear. Critics say that's a political choice.
German energy giants RWE and E.ON want to reposition themselves and are planning a radical change. It's a necessary development but will come at the expense of both workers and consumers, says DW's Andreas Becker.
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