“The duck has landed.” But what Californians call a technical limit is, in reality, a political one, as a comparison with Germany reveals.
Preliminary data from Fraunhofer’s Energy Charts project indicates that Germany will probably surpass its 2020 target for renewable electricity this year.
A new map of Eneropa sums up very well why campaigners for community energy are skeptical of designs to create an EU-wide renewable energy system.
Solar PV has trickled across the 40 GW threshold in Germany, while the UK now has 10 GW. But both markets are slowing down.
The Australian is once again cherry-picking data in campaign against wind and solar. Here are some of its claims, followed by… facts supported with sources!
More than 4 decades after construction began, Watts Bar-2 reactor finally connected to the grid and then two days later shut down due to faults.
Last Wednesday, the German cabinet finalised details of its updated energy plan. An astonishingly wide range of commenters agree on one thing: it’s bad”
The Eiffel Tower is 324 m tall; the Empire State building, 380 m. Pretty soon, wind turbines might be competing with those heights, to judge from recent developments.
German and European renewable electricity may have been one reason why France switched off so many nuclear plants one weekend in late May.
New analysis by Germany’s Photon Magazine says solar might be cheapest source of electricity already today – not in sunny regions, but in cloudy Germany.