News Digest Item
28 Nov 2017

“German wind power beats hard coal, nuclear power for first time”

Bloomberg Technology

Wind power generation in Germany in the first nine months of 2017 has exceeded the amount of electricity generated in coal and nuclear plants for the first time, Bloomberg Technology reports. Bruno Burger, professor at Fraunhofer ISE said that this was because hard coal plant operators reduced production in favour of cheaper lignite stations.

Read the article in English here.

See the CLEW factsheet German onshore wind power for background.

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