News Digest Item
02 May 2018

Germany boosts solar power output by 25 percent over two years

dpa / Handelsblatt

Germany produced more solar power than ever before in the first four months of a year in 2018, boosting power generation by 25 percent compared to 2016, news agency dpa reports in an article carried by Handelsblatt. By the end of a particularly sunny April, the country generated 10.1 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) with solar power installations, according to energy company EON. The power produced would be enough to cover the annual demand of more than four million households, the company says.

Find the article in German here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet Germany’s energy consumption and power mix in charts.

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