Germany: 2030 offshore wind target will not be raised until grid expansion is complete

06/06/2017 14:27 Wind

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Germany links its 2030 offshore wind capacity target with country’s north-south grid expansion. 

The 2030 goal has been discussed on Tuesday at an industry conference in London.

 

Rainer Baake, Germany's State Secretary for Energy, confirmed that 2030 offshore wind capacity target will not be increased until the country finalizes the grid expansion process

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