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BMWi Study: Pumped Storage in D, A and CH Increasingly Important but Profitability has Deteriorated

Pumped-storage hydroelectricity (PSH) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is becoming increasingly important to balance the growing input of intermittent green electricity, especially in the medium and long term, a new study commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and its Austrian and Swiss counterparts  finds. Yet the study concludes that investment conditions have deteriorated so that investments in new plants were difficult to justify.

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