News Digest Item
24 Nov 2016

“German Power helps France get through the winter”


Germany’s oversupply of electricity could aid France this winter during its expected power supply shortage due to safety concerns in 18 of its 58 nuclear reactors, writes Jürgen Flauger in Handelsblatt. “In Germany, there is enough power capacity that could be mobilised. Since the energy transition […] so many wind turbines and solar rooftops have been installed that many coal- and natural gas-fired power plants are seldom used to full capacity,” writes Flauger.

Read the article (behind paywall) in German here.

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