News Digest Item
20 Nov 2017

Germany generates record volume of renewable power – E.ON

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Two powerful autumn storms pushed German renewable electricity production to a record high this year, according to calculations by utility E.ON. E.ON manager Robert Hienz told news agency dpa that from January to mid-November, solar, wind and hydro power facilities generated 131 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, more than in the whole of 2016. Annual renewable production in 2016 was 129 billion kWh, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports.

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See the CLEW factsheet Germany's energy consumption and power mix in charts for more information.

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