3800 km new powerlines planned for Germany
Last Wednesday, 4 large German grid operators presented a plan to enhance the grid until 2022. 3800 km additional powerlines costing 20 billion euro. 4400 existines lines will be upgraded, so the north can provide the south wind electricity from windpower. In 2020 the share of wind, solar, hydro and biomasse should increase to 35% of the total energy mix.