News Digest Item
13 Sep 2016

“Storage, smart grids and data streams”


In light of fluctuating supply and congestions in the power grid, the wind power sector has to increase its focus on surrounding infrastructure and technology, such as storage, smart grids and data streams, to cope with the challenges of the Energiewende, Hans-Dieter Kettwig, chairman of Germany’s largest wind turbine manufacturer Enercon, told Handelsblatt in an interview. “We must advance a lot more practical projects and step on the gas. If we as ‘the renewables’ aspire to be systematically relevant, then we must be able to perform.”

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