Contrary to claims made by pro-nuclear advocates, germany is managing its nuclear shutdown quite well.
Amory Lovins explains why in an article which appeared in Forbes
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Before the March 2011 Fukushima disaster, both Germany and Japan were nearly 30% nuclear-powÂered. In the next four months, Germany restored, and sped up by a year, the nuclear phaseout schedule originally agreed with industry in 2001â€“02. With the concurrence of all political parties, 41% of Germanyâ€™s nuclear power capacityâ€”eight units of 17, including five similar to those at Fukushima and seven from the 1970sâ€”got promptly shut down, with the rest to follow during 2015â€“22.
[…] the output lost when those eight reactors closed in 2011 was entirely replaced in the same yearâ€”59% by the 2011 growth of renewables, 6% by more-efficient use, and 36% by temporarily reduced electricity exports. Through 2012, Germanyâ€™s loss of 2010 nuclear output was 94% offset by renewable growth; through 2013, 108%. At this rate, renewable growth would replace Germanyâ€™s entire pre-Fukushima nuclear output by 2016.