Tag Archive for 'HVDC'

Federal Cabinet Approves More Underground Cable

On 7 October the Federal Cabinet (Bundeskabinett) approved changes of draft bill amending various laws concerning power line extension. The draft bill inter alia gives priority to underground cables instead of overhead lines in case of new high-voltage, direct current transmission lines (HVDC).

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2013 German Election Energy Party Profiles – Part 3: Grid Extension, Electricity Storage and Smart Grids

Today we continue our series on the competing parties’ agendas for the upcoming federal elections focusing on the parties positions on the extension of grids and energy storage, the implementation of smart grids and of demand-side-management.  These issues generally relate to system operators’ obligations and therefore are subject to the regulatory framework governing transmission and distribution system operators.

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Federal Network Agency Workshop on Technology Options to Cover Capacity Needs in Transmission Networks

The Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has published the results of its workshop on technology options to cover capacity needs in transmission networks of 9 July 2010.  Continue reading ‘Federal Network Agency Workshop on Technology Options to Cover Capacity Needs in Transmission Networks’