News Digest Item
13 Apr 2017

“Grid has to grow considerably because of electric cars”

Süddeutsche Zeitung / dpa

German power consumers might face a further rise of electricity costs caused by grid expansions required for e-mobility, according to a report by news agency dpa carried by the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Supplying e-car charging stations with electricity requires significant upgrades, the Federal Grid Agency (BNetzA) told the agency. 

Read the report in German here.

For background, read the Factsheet What German households pay for power.

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