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E.ON scraps plans to spin-off nuclear power

German energy giant states risk of new liability legislation could disrupt its planned breakup

E.ON's Kernkraftwerk Grafenrheinfeld power plant in Germany
E.ON's nuclear power plants, including Kernkraftwerk Grafenrheinfeld, will no longer be spun off into Uniper • Photograph: Avda

E.ON has abandoned plans to spin-off its nuclear generating capacity into a new company, it announced yesterday, amid concerns surrounding planned German liability legislation.

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