Die US-Bank JPMorgan Chase
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These transfers could happen at any time from any location to any location, the newspaper reports, citing those in the know. Under certain circumstances, the bank would also resort to emergency power generators, which guarantee office operations for several days in the event of a power failure.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) emphasized on Sunday that the federal government had done everything “reasonable” to prevent a blackout. CDU leader Friedrich Merz had previously warned of this. “There is a risk of the power grid being completely overloaded in autumn and winter, as well as an inadequate supply of electricity,” he told the “Bild am Sonntag”.
“I am very sure that we will be spared that,” said the Chancellor, pointing out that coal-fired power plants would also be taken off standby. This saves gas when producing electricity.
The municipality of Peiting in Bavaria will not have a large illuminated Christmas tree this year. The reason: those responsible want to save energy and implement the federal ordinance. Some lights are already switched off.
The European energy crisis puts EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen under pressure to act: after initial hesitation, what can she do to counteract a hot autumn of protests and a cold winter to endure?