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Dena: Need to Expand and Modernise Distribution Grids – Returns on Equity Not Always Sufficient

The German distribution networks need to be extended by 135,000 to 193,000 km until 2030. In addition, some 21,000 to 25,000 km of the existing grids need to be modernised. Costs will range between EUR 27.5 and 42.5 billion, the German Energy Agency (dena) said yesterday, presenting a  study on the need for expansion and modernisation of the low-, medium- and high-voltage grids until 2030.

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Federal Network Agency Approved Grid Investments of EUR 4.3 Billion, Allowing Higher Grid Fees

In 2009, the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) decided about 200 applications for investment budgets by electricity and gas network operators, approving investments of roughly EUR 4.3 billion.   Continue reading ‘Federal Network Agency Approved Grid Investments of EUR 4.3 Billion, Allowing Higher Grid Fees’