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Europe's Largest Engineering Company Quits Nuclear, Will Focus on Renewables: Photo: Topato, ... th.bp #green #USRC

Europe's Largest Engineering Company Quits Nuclear, Will Focus on Renewables: Photo: Topato, ... th.bp #green #USRC

Siemens, Europe's largest engineering conglomerate, is severing its ties to nuclear power. CEO Peter Löscher has announced that effective immediately, the company will no longer make any investments in nuclear power. A planned project with Russia's state-owned power company will be canceled. Siemens will instead focus its efforts in the energy sector on renewable projects -- its clean energy division is currently its fastest growing arm. The New York Times has the story : Siemens, the largest engineering conglomerate in Europe, announced Sunday that following the German government's decision to phase out nuclear power by 2022, it would stop building nuclear power plants anywhere in the world. "The chapter for us is closed," Peter Löscher, the chief executive of the Munich-based conglomerate, said in an interview with Der Spiegel, the weekly news magazine. He emphasized the...

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