Bloomberg: “German Wind Farm Growth Threatens Power Grid, Handelsblatt Says “

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Bloomberg Article By Nicholas Comfort

Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) — The expansion of wind farms in Germany is threatening the country’s power grid with unpredictable output, Handelsblatt reported, citing data supplied to the Federal Network Agency.

Vattenfall AB’s German power grid unit told the regulator that the number of days when its network was in a “critical” situation rose to 197 last year from 175 in 2008, the newspaper said, citing the company.

Last Updated: January 8, 2010 02:33 EST

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