Switching to Renewables Germany Explores Using Train Lines as a Power Grid

Germany's increased emphasis on renewable energies requires an all-new power grid. Now, many in Berlin are wondering if the grid powering the country's train system could be used to transport wind power from the north to the south. Some say it could save up to 75 percent of expected costs.
Could Deutsche Bahn power lines provide an alternative to constructing an all-new power grid?

Could Deutsche Bahn power lines provide an alternative to constructing an all-new power grid?

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