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How Germany is planning for a future without Russian gas

Neil King, Kristie PladsonOctober 28, 2022

For years, Germany has relied on gas imports from Russia to power its industry. But Moscow's war in Ukraine has left Berlin scrambling to find alternatives. In episode one of DW's new series about the energy crisis, how will Europe's biggest economy replace Russian gas while staying on track to meet its climate goals?


Interviewees featured in this episode:

Sonja and Heiko Bade, guesthouse owners in Lubmin

Fiete Wulff, spokesperson for Germany's Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Network Agency)

Falko Beitz, Social Democratic Party MP in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Claudia Kemfert, professor of energy and economics at the German Institute of Economic Research in Berlin

Axel Vogt, mayor of Lubmin 

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