Germany’s Energiewende proves electricity can be clean and reliable

Germany’s Energiewende proves electricity can be clean and reliable / Peter Sopher, the Energy Collective, 21/10/2014

http://theenergycollective.com/edfenergyex/2145746/germanys-energiewende-proves-electricity-can-be-clean-and-reliable

Since 2004, the year of the first major revision of Germany’s Renewable Energy Act (EEG), the country has added at least 35 gigawatts (GW) of solar and 35 GW of wind to its electric grid – enough to offset upwards of 35 coal plants. What’s more impressive is during the first half of 2014, close to 29 percent of Germany’s electricity came from renewable sources. For perspective, America’s renewables percentage, at about 14 percent, was half of Germany’s during this timeframe…



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Danièle Revel (2014, 27 octobre). Germany’s Energiewende proves electricity can be clean and reliable. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 19 avril 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/obcz

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