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German objection to Danish wind power stymies EU grid plan

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 05:50
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BLOWN AWAY: Nordic firms are said to miss out US$87m in annual sales as the Germans reject 71% of the electricity being sent over from Denmark.

Stockholm

THE Danes generate excess wind power. The Germans, their neighbours, are seeking to ramp up their use of clean-energy sources. A perfect match, right?

Not quite. In a growing spat that is undermining the European Union's 150 billion euro (S$218.5 billion) programme to