German government tackles offshore wind delays

Germany’s cabinet approved a draft law limiting grid operators‘ liability for connection delays and outages on Wednesday. The aim is to help speed offshore wind growth

Germany’s cabinet approved a draft law limiting grid operators‘ liability for connection delays and outages on Wednesday. The aim is to help speed offshore wind growth.

The draft allows grid operators to pass on to consumers some of the charges they incur when wind farm owners cannot sell their electricity. The most consumers would be charged is €0.025 per kilowatt hour. The law also gives more leeway to grid operators to determine connection dates.

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