Germany sets North Sea transmission goals

The BSH plan is intended to allow Germany to hit its offshore wind targets

The BSH plan is intended to allow Germany to hit its offshore wind targets

Germany’s federal maritime and hydrographic agency BSH today presented its North Sea offshore plan, setting out requirements for the country’s subsea transmission network for wind power.

The plan calls for the construction by 2030 of 25 converter platforms and some 3,880km of power cables for the grid connection of offshore wind farms.

“Capacities in this plan have been determined to enable meeting the Federal Government’s 2030 targets for energy policy,” says BSH President Monika Breuch-Moritz. “The grid plan results from a close coordination between the Federal Network Agency and the coastal states.”

Germany wants to reach 10GW of offshore wind capacity by 2020 and 25GW by 2030.

Industry observers believe that due to delays in the development of offshore wind parks and their grid connections, only Log in to read complete article.

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