News Digest Item
24 Sep 2018

Eastern German city of Leipzig to become “centre of the Energiewende’s digitalisation”


The eastern German city of Leipzig is slated to become the “centre of the Energiewende’s digitalisation,” Wolfgang Brinkschulte writes for the public broadcaster MDR. The federal government wants the “Smart Infrastructure Hub” to become a pivot for digital energy system services, where energy production and consumption patterns are analysed to optimise power plant and grid utilisation, the article says.

Read the article in German here.                                  

For background, read the dossiers The energy transition and Germany's power grid and The digitalisation of the Energiewende.

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