Freudenberg, Germany – Production and consumption must be equalized within seconds on the grid. That’s why the demand for electricity needs to become more flexible as variable energy sources such as solar and wind power become more widespread. This flexibility has already arrived at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies’ Oberwihl plant in Germany.
The red digits are changing quickly. The operator, Günter Kaiser, takes a close look at the digital dial. The figure is fluctuating between 1,500 and 1,700 kilowatts.