News Digest Item
07 Aug 2017

“Norway as Germany’s battery”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Andreas Mihm takes a closer look at NordLink, a direct power connection between Norway and Germany for the exchange of Norwegian hydropower and German wind energy, in a long article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The more the Energiewende was discussed in Germany, and the shut-down of coal power plants in all of Europe, the more the image of Norway as the ecologically flawless “battery of Europe” came up, writes Mihm.

Read the article in German here.

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

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