The good news is that German government’s current renewable goals will be affordable. The bad news is that 100% renewable energy is less so.
Germany made about €1.7 billion in 2014 by selling surplus electricity. In 2015, that amount could reach €2 billion.
New study finds Germany has physical space for roughly 50% more onshore wind capacity than it would need for 100% green electricity.
Former RWE executive Volker Beckers saw a lot of utilities get ‘bruised’ as Germany’s energiewende took hold. Here’s his advice for Australian incumbents.
A recent survey conducted among the German public finds continuing support for the Energiewende.
Younicos installs intelligent energy storage system designed to facilitate better grid management around town of Tussenhausen in Bavaria, Germany.
For several hours on Sunday, August 23, some 80% of Germany’s electricity demand was met by renewable resources.