Wind turbines in Hesse: In the shadow of the energy transition

In retrospect, it's hard to imagine what suffering has triggered passions in Hesse, once the energy policy. The Green and all the other Ökobewegten worked at t

Wind turbines in Hesse: In the shadow of the energy transition

In retrospect, it's hard to imagine what suffering has triggered passions in Hesse, once the energy policy. The Green and all the other Ökobewegten worked at the nuclear power plant of Biblis, the coal-fired power plant Staudinger in Großkrotzenburg was highly controversial, and the turnaround in energy policy moving ever-the diet.

Nothing of that remained. As on Friday, it was reported that in the state of Hesse in the first half of the year, at least 17 wind turbines were put up, were no more reactions from the state capital, once a triumphant message from the Ministry of economy, the acclaimed earlier, nor any statistics of this kind. The great conflicts of history. In the latest battle of the end of coal-fired power generation, had Hesse not share more. As well as, the significant assets are elsewhere.

Only slow

the balance sheet is not at all pleasing. Hesse is simply to become permanent for the importing country for electricity. In view of the protests, the plans for new wind turbines encounter in many places, is not it, of course, for supporters of the energy transition is an opportune time to fight to the Utmost for such systems. This applies in particular to the Greens, who see themselves Protestierern to fight with arguments from the Reservoir of the landscape and animal welfare, the use of the politicians of this party even if it goes against new roads.

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The result may even be implied all satisfied, if the Expansion of wind energy in the state of Hesse only slow progress is being made. Because it is also 17 wind turbines within six months are as good as nothing, if the realignment of energy policy to really succeed.

You could also say that the Hesse left to the efforts of the massive reconstruction of the power generation brings with it, just different and not as precise issues, the way in which the electricity elsewhere is produced. But of course that is not formulated very friendly.

Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 09:20

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