Renewables made up almost 65% of net power production in Germany last week

From last Monday until yesterday renewable energy made up almost two-thirds of Germany’s net electricity production – the figure actually supplied to end users and excluding power plant losses and on-site self consumption. Solar contributed 5.1% to trail behind wind (48.8%) and biomass (7.6%) but was ahead of hydro generation (3.5%). “These figures show that the target of 65% … renewable energy for 2030 is technically possible,” said Bruno Burger, who manages energy charts at solar research institute Fraunhofer ISE, which collated the figures. “The goal must be to keep this share for a whole calendar year.

Spotlight

Spotlight

Related News