|Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 - 4:30 AM
"Germany's Bounty of Green Energy Overloads The Power Grid"
Czech Republic/Germany: The Czech Republic on the Verge of a Blackout - European energy policy has become a highly-charged issue because the rapid expansion of green electricity in Germany is putting a strain on the power grid in neighboring countries. Twenty percent of the electricity in Germany is generated from sustainable resources. Much of this is generated by wind farms in northern Germany and consumed in the southern part of the country. D