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05 Feb 2018

German grid could cope with one million e-cars - opinion

Welt Online /

Germany would have enough power for 1 million electric cars and the power grid would be able to cope with the charging pattern of these vehicles, Michael Brecht, author at writes in an opinion piece for Welt online. Brecht rejects the thesis by consultancy Oliver Wyman and the TU Munich that an e-car quota of 30 percent could lead to extensive blackouts in Germany if the grid is not reinforced.

Read the op-ed in German here. For background see CLEW’s dossier on the energy transition and Germany’s transport sector here.

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