“North Sea ‘wind harvest’ in the first half of 2017 exceeds the first half of 2016 by 50 percent”
At 7.77 terawatt hours (TWh) in the first half of 2017, North Sea offshore wind power transferred by system operator (TSO) TenneT exceeded that of the same period last year (5.18 TWh) by 50 percent, TenneT said in a press release. “The flow of energy from the North Sea has now reached a significant 16.5 percent share of overall wind energy generation in Germany and thus represents almost a sixth of the total wind power output,” said Lex Hartman, Member of the TenneT management board, in a press release.
Read the press release in English here.
For background, read the CLEW article Operators to build offshore wind farms without support payments.