Austrian Power Grid Will Invest 2.9 Billion Euro in Austria’s Energy Security
At APG the network expansion is planned years in advance and in a comprehensive process. This is necessary due to the long implementation phases to provide the transmission capacities that will be required in the future. In this context it is absolutely essential to realize the projects defined for the next three years (i.e. 2020 to 2022). “Nevertheless, annual approval is necessary since network development planning has to be a transparent and internationally coordinated process where all stakeholders must be included”, explains Christiner. The NDP2019 submitted to the Austrian energy regulator E-Control has just been approved by the regulatory body.