PV and wind power systems generated 15 billion kWh of electricity in Germany in October, with renewables accounting for 44.1% of demand
Daimler is planning to build its second battery storage system manufacturing facility in Germany.
German car maker BMW will provide Vattenfall with 1,000 lithium-ion car batteries for storage projects at wind farms.
German solar association Bundesverbands Solarwirtschaft expects their number will double to 100,000 in 2018.
The many-sided battle over nuclear power continues with a clear break over politics in Illinois.
The German storage startup takes the fight to Tesla in 2016, selling 2,600 batteries in the first quarter to edge out Tesla, which confirmed earlier this month that it has sold 2,500 Powerwalls during the same period.
German solar and storage installer Praml has completed two of the first installations of Tesla’s 6.4kWh residential battery system in the nation’s south.
The surge of solar+storage systems in Germany is far exceeding the uptake of e-mobility.
Almost 100% of the electricity demand in Germany was covered by solar PV and wind power by noon last Sunday.
The PV power generated also matched up to nuclear. Another first.