Solar power sector denies overloading German grid

The German solar sector has rebuffed a warning that its rapidly growing power generation capacity risks overloading the national grid. The warning was made by Stephan Kohler, the head of energy agency DENA, on Sunday.

The grid will soon become instable because too much solar power is being fed into it, which is why the German government must cut its expansion even more drastically, Mr Kohler told the Berliner Zeitung newspaper. However, the solar industry replied that the grid's shortcomings will be manageable in time.

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