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Germany has announced that they will close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants over the next 19 years and that the country will rely mainly on renewable energy going forward. Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants, will rely primarily on renewable energy WWW.LATIMES.COM Germany, the world’s fourth biggest consumer of coal, aims to shut down all 84 of its coal-burning plants that produce 40% of the country’s electricity within the next 19 years in order to meet its international... This is an important and major - albeit long overdue - announcement from Germany, especially considering that coal still provides nearly 40% of Germany’s total power output. Germany agrees to end reliance on coal stations by 2038 | World news | The Guardian WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM Fossil fuels provide nearly 40% of country’s power as tensions rise on phaseout timetable The Guardian reports that nearly three quarters of Germans believe a quick exit from coal is important and thousands of people have participated in recent climate change demonstrations in Germany. Germany has previously announced that the country's last nuclear power plants will be closed in 2022, and going forward the country will rely on a mixture of natural gas and renewable energy. Angela Merkel's government has set a goal of increasing Germany's share of renewables in electricity supply from 38% today to 65% in 2030.