Classics: "Misgiving" - after blackout warning, civil protection corrects its own boss

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The Federal Office for Population Protection and Disaster Aid (BBK) considers a large -scale power failure in winter to be "extremely unlikely". The authority made statements from BBK boss Ralph Tiesler clear on Sunday. He had told the "Welt am Sonntag": "We have to assume that there will be blackouts in winter." He referred to a "regional and temporary interruption of the power supply". A BBK spokeswoman said that Tiesler referred to such a scenario "to emphasize the fundamental importance of preventive measures".

Irland steht nach Ansicht von Experten vor einer schweren Energiekrise. Jessica Lichetzki/dpa © Jessica Lichetzki/dpa Ireland, according to experts, faces a serious energy crisis. Jessica Lichetzki/dpa disaster protection corrects his own boss and regrets "misleading wording"

The BBK spokeswoman emphasized on Sunday: "The electrical energy supply system is designed several times and has numerous security mechanisms to stabilize the power grid in the event of faults."

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It added In addition: "Likewise, the likelihood is considered low that it is regional and limited to be forced to continue to ensure the overall care." The authority regretted "the misleading wording" of Tiesler and hereby clearly places it clear.

had previously objected to the statements. "Germany has one of the most reliable power supply systems worldwide," a spokesman told the Funke newspapers. "There are numerous mechanisms and reserves to stabilize the power grid in tense situations." The Federal Network Agency considers the likelihood that forced shutdowns will become necessary in the coming winter.

Greens politician warns after Blackout warning of panic makers

Tiesler said in the interview with the "Welt am Sonntag" that the cause of a possible power failure was not only energy shortage, but also the targeted, temporarily switching off of the networks by the operators, In order not to protect the networks and not endanger the overall care. "The risk of this increases from January and February, so that we assume that from then on it will come to interruptions in the power supply for a certain amount of time," said the BBK President. In this context,

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Tiesler criticized that government agencies are not always sufficient for crisis layers such as power failures. Some of the municipalities and authorities are "really exemplary", with exact plans and a securing of the power supply by emergency power units on site. "Others are significantly worse."

Green Parliament Manager Irene Mihalic warned of panic. "In the event that there are regionally limited power outages, we have to counter this with the appropriate preparation," she told the "Handelsblatt" on Sunday. At the same time, it was important to "don't panic".

Cities Day: "It can happen in winter that the electricity in certain regions is temporarily failed"

The general manager of the German Cities and Municipal Association, Gerd Landsberg, considers regional power outages in winter. The situation described by the disaster protectors is "only the right indication that if energy shortages to stabilize the network, the power supply must be switched off or limited temporarily in a regional and temporal time," Landsberg told the "Handelsblatt". At the same time, he called for a realignment and modernization of civil disaster protection.

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The German City Day also called for better preparation for blackouts. "It can happen in winter that the electricity in certain regions is temporary," said the Funke newspapers on Sunday, "said the city council president and mayor of Münster, Markus Lewe (CDU). "At the moment we do not assume that there are longer blackouts", "the electricity will not be gone for days all over Germany". But it is about "being prepared for special crisis situations, people like the cities".

It must be "clear and practiced, as can be decided quickly and well -coordinated on the various levels," emphasized Lewe. Lewe gave emergency structures as an example that are operated with gasoline. Municipal opportunities ended in the fuel supply.

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in summer, Switzerland produces electricity and nuclear energy electricity and exports the surpluses to the neighbors. In winter, on the other hand, the Land depends 70 percent of imports on electricity from abroad. If the trading partners France and Germany are less supplied with due to their own defects and energy devism this winter, this could become a problem for Switzerland.

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