News Digest Item
27 Apr 2018

Germany's state governments calls for optimal use of power grid


The German energy transition demands not only the expansion, but also the optimal use of the power grid, says the council of Germany's federal state governments (Bundesrat). Possible measures include power line monitoring, or the use of high-temperature wires to increase transmission capacity. The decision will be sent to the federal government, but there are no set deadlines for the legislative process, writes the Bundesrat.

Find the press release in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The energy transition and Germany’s power grid.

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