Grid Locked Utility Giant E.on Threatens to Halt Wind Farm Investment

German energy giant E.on warned on Tuesday that the country's green energy revolution is at risk from delays in connecting offshore wind farms to the grid. The company said it will put two large projects on hold unless the grid operators speed up the construction of power lines.
Alpha Ventus, the first wind farm to be built off the German coast, went into operation in April 2010.

Alpha Ventus, the first wind farm to be built off the German coast, went into operation in April 2010.

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cro -- with wire reports