Germany faces “marathon” to comply with climate targets and energy transition goals
Reducing emissions across all sectors in Germany and gearing the energy system towards renewables and greater efficiency will be a “long-distance run that you can hardly practise for”, Anton Berger writes for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in a “publisher’s special edition” on climate change. Grid expansion, European energy system integration, storage capacity expansion, digitalisation, demand-side management and many other major policy tasks have to be solved on the way. And this “marathon” is set to also include several “mountain stages” that make it even more difficult to the doubling of power production needed, while simultaneously bringing down emissions significantly, Berger writes.
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