+++International guests visit Grapzow+++
On 20 th and 21 st March 2017 the Federal Government organized the third international energy transition conference in cooperation with the Federal Assoctiation for Renewable Energy, the Federal Solar Energy Association, the consulting company eclareon and the German Energy Agency (dena). Numerous international ministers, high-ranking delegations, business and industry representatives from more than 93 countries attended the meeting and discussed about current developments and innovations of the energy policy, as well as new investment opportunities and business models, in order to achieve the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainability Goals of Agenda 2030 in a cost-effective manner.
As a marginal program of this event, numerous excursions to showcase projects in Germany were organized this year too.
Today WIND-project received in Grapzow the deputy energy minister of South Africa and the Moroccan Secretary of State of the Ministry of Energy accompanied by representatives of the transmission network operator 50 Hertz. Guests were informed about the state of the art of the existing wind turbines at the bottom of a wind turbine. In addition, the guests were able to get an overview of the existing energy storage site and they discussed with the project engineers about future goals and necessities of energy storage. The delegation was very interested in the projects which are already implemented by WIND-project GmbH and welcomed the enthusiasm for innovation in the sector of regenerative storage technologies.