News Digest Item
12 Aug 2016

“BUND also opposes underground power lines”


Even though new power transmission lines in Bavaria are going to be buried underground, environmental organisation Friends of the Earth (BUND) is still opposing the grid expansion in the southern state, dpa writes. There was no need for new large power networks, the energy transition should instead be planned decentrally, BUND head Hubert Weiger said in Munich. He warned that “cheap power from the north could endanger the regional energy transition in Bavaria”.

Read the article in German here.

See a CLEW dossier on the grid expansion here.

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