North Sea wind power production increases by 47 percent in 2017
Germany’s offshore wind power production in the North Sea in 2017 was 47 percent higher than in 2016, writes grid operator TenneT in a press release. With a record of 15.97 terawatt hours (TWh), North Sea wind made up a total of 15.9 percent of all German wind power production. “The strong increase in North Sea wind power production shows that offshore wind has become an important energy source with high reliability,” said Lex Hartman, member of TenneT’s executive board.
Read the press release in German here.
For background, read the CLEW dossier Onshore Wind Power in Germany.