GRIDS 2010: the backbone of Europe's energy future

23-24 November 2010, Berlin, Germany

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EWEA Communication Director Julian Scola presents the new report to journalists

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"Innovation and acceptance are the keys to successful expansion of renewable energies..."

Katherina Reiche, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment for Germany
"Transmission system operators know exactly where the next grid lines are to go, but the permitting is a problem..."

Konstantin Staschus, Secretary General of the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E)


A new report by the European Wind Energy Association - Powering Europe - which sets out its vision for the European grid of the future has been launched today at the Grids 2010 conference in Berlin.

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'Powering Europe'

Powering Europe’, launched at the GRIDS 2010 conference and exhibition in Berlin, argues there are no major technical barriers – but there are major economic benefits - to integrating large amounts of fuel- and pollution-free wind energy into Europe’s electricity grid. The new report identifies infrastructure and markets as the two key barriers to hugely increasing the amount of wind power in Europe’s electricity supply.

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