Green Energy “Bursts” East German Power Grid


Hall – The East German power grid is overloaded with increasing frequency.

“We’re more on edge. The rapid expansion of wind and solar systems brings the network to the edge of the load, “says Gunter Scheibner, head of system management of the TSO 50 Hertz, to the”Central German” (Wednesday edition).

This is because of the additional green electricity would not only shut down coal and gas power stations, but in addition, wind and solar plants will be shut down.

In the years 2008 to 2010, there was an annual three to six such cases in the year to July, already 57 cases, actually. Wind power and solar power systems provide in the new states is reported to more electricity than is consumed or can be transported via pipelines.



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