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Grid Brief International: Dunkelflauted

Germany's annual lesson in policy consequences

Grid Brief International: Dunkelflauted

Germany was once the poster child for the West’s energy future: clean electricity pulled from the sun and filtered through the wind would flow across power lines to energize one of the world’s greatest industrial powerhouses. And now Germany is…well, the poster child for the West’s energy future, just not in the way it wants to be.

Nothing reveals that quite like Dunkelflaute season. What is “dunkelflaute?”

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