Germany leads race to green Europe’s grid

Electricity pylons power station in Germany
Germany has a bigger role than any other EU country in advancing cross-border electricity transmission projects (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

EU regulation permitting ‘anticipatory investments’ would provide further boost to network upgrades

Germany is leading the charge to close Europe’s €40bn-a-year investment gap in preparing the electricity grid for the green transition.

Industry bodies estimate the region must double the amount it invests annually in its transmission and distribution systems, to ...

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