08 Aug '11, 5pm

Can Germany’s North Sea Winds Blow Away Nuclear?: Power and automation provider ABB has won an approximatel...

Can Germany’s North Sea Winds Blow Away Nuclear?: Power and automation provider ABB has won an approximatel...

Power and automation provider ABB has won an approximately $1 billion order from Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to build the world’s largest offshore HVDC (high-voltage direct current) system. The system, planned to go operational in 2015, will connect Germany’s offshore North Sea wind farms to its mainland grid. The new ocean transmission system is another major step forward in development of the offshore wind power the Merkel government will need realize its ambitious, recently announced plan to abandon all nuclear power generation by 2022. Germany intends to double its present 27 gigawatts of wind capacity -- eight percent of its electricity requirements -- by 2020. Much of the new capacity will have to be offshore because so many of the available land sites have been used. Skeptics say Germany can’t build enough offshore wind and other renewables to fre...

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