“Waiting, worrying, hoping”
Grid operator Amprion’s statement that Germany’s power grid was at its limits last winter shows that the energy transition is not on track, because supply security was endangered, writes Andreas Mihm in an opinion piece for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. “The biggest bottleneck is the German power grid. Somehow, it worked out yet again. But waiting, worrying and hoping is not a suitable strategy for an industrial society that depends on electricity,” writes Mihm.
For background read the CLEW factsheet Germany's electricity grid stable amid energy transition and the CLEW dossier The energy transition and Germany’s power grid.