Distribution networks, cables, power stations: the floods damaged a lot. Now it’s about cleaning, fixing – and ensuring safety.
By Thomas Fromm and Benedikt Müller-Arnold
When Alexander Rentschler thinks of the photos from the last few days, nothing like that occurs to him. “This is the first time that we have lost larger power infrastructure on this scale,” says Rentschler, head of transmission technology and innovation at Siemens Energy. He has “never experienced something like that over such a large area”.