Schwerin (dpa / mv) - Despite the best infrastructure for the operation of a gas-fired power plant, the state government sees no need to build such a power plant in Lubmin (Vorpommern-Greifswald district).

Gas-fired power plants are important in the implementation of the energy transition as a bridge technology to ensure grid stability, said Energy Minister Christian level (SPD) on Thursday in the Schwerin state parliament.

In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, which already produces significantly more green electricity than it consumes, this is not needed.

There are plans for new gas-fired power plants in southern Germany.

Level reacted to a request from the AfD parliamentary group, which spoke out in favor of building a gas-fired power plant in the northeast to ensure a secure energy supply, even in calm and dark conditions.

The state government was asked to improve the framework for such a project.

Not only the Baltic Sea gas pipeline arrives in Lubmin.

As a legacy of the former nuclear power plant, there were also powerful power lines, argued AfD MP Christoph Grimm.

The exclusive focus on green electricity carries the risk of network breakdowns, so-called blackouts.

The AfD's proposal did not find a majority in parliament.


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