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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’

Vattenfall: Reopening of Tender for Sale of Grid Confirmed

Vattenfall, one of Germany’s major utilities, confirmed to have reopened the tender for the sale of its high voltage grid. Continue reading ‘Vattenfall: Reopening of Tender for Sale of Grid Confirmed’

Installation of BorWin1 in North Sea Completed

Transpower stromübertragungs gmbh reports  that the installation of the mains power connection “BorWin1” in the North Sea has been completed.  Reportedly, the 200 km connection to the transpower network is the world’s longest cable route built to date for an offshore wind park.

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Vattenfall Wants More Money For Its Grid

According to FTD, Vattenfall is  negotiating to achieve better commercial terms for the sale of its grid.  Continue reading ‘Vattenfall Wants More Money For Its Grid’