“Centrepiece of the Energiewende”
After two years of construction and trial phases, German utility EnBW’s subsidiary TransnetBW is beginning operation of its central control room, dpa reports in an article carried by Welt Online. The grid operator intends to manage the Baden-Wuerttemberg’s grid, which has come under strain due to the country's increased reliance on renewable energy sources. “Since the number of power sources increases significantly, intelligent allocation with modern technology becomes more and more important,” the article says, calling the facility a “central element of the energy transition.”
Read the article in German here.
See the CLEW dossier Utilities and the energy transition for background.