Secret report surfaced – “High risk” for taxpayers in the case of a NUCLEAR power plant broke was a power giant’s bankruptcy, it could shake up a chain reaction in the industry. What are the consequences for the public sector, actually no one should know.oli5 Kommentare5Bergen a risk for the taxpayer: nuclear power plants in Gösgen, are currently suffering from a deep demand. (Archive photo)photo: Alessandro Della Bella/Keystone

the device is an energy company, in financial difficulties, it could come to be the costly for taxpayers. Now a report has emerged that classifies this risk as “high”, like the “view” reports. A group should go bankrupt, the threat is also a Domino effect. Accordingly, partners of a nuclear power operator could also get in trouble.

Were one of the two current giants of Axpo or Alpiq bankruptcy, there would be a “high risk” that the Federal government and thus the taxpayers for the nuclear power plants would have to pay.

The report named “risk assessment of the consequences of a possible insolvency of a nuclear power plant operator or the owner for the decommissioning and the waste disposal Fund” was determined according to the view of the Public. The nuclear lobby resisted in court against the publication, the newspaper said.

“partner plants” of Gösgen and leibstadt

While the nuclear power plants Beznau I and II are operated by the owner, Axpo, are in Gösgen and leibstadt, divided into operating companies, and the so-called “partner plants”. In addition, Alpiq and Axpo’s power plants in Gösgen and leibstadt, other companies are at the core involved. It would be a bankruptcy of “partner work”, to stand according to the risk assessment, the “liability of a parent company is not up for discussion”.

“In such a case, the non-covered proportion of the costs of a departing shareholder would bear the burden of the financial Situation of the remaining shareholders, which could result in a “Domino effect” the insolvency”, – quotes “view” the report.

Otherwise, it might come when when a liability is provided for in the contracts between the partners. Whether the partners have committed, in the case of Gösgen, and leibstadt is uncertain.

The current low prices would not meet Alpiq and Axpo in the short term, with full force, as the companies say to the “view”. This is because the largest part of the production was hedged. This is possible because the electricity companies to sell a proportion of the current two to three years in advance.

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