News Digest Item
18 Apr 2018

Drastic fall in hard coal power production, drastic increase in wind power in January 2018

Handelsblatt / BDEW

Year-on-year hard coal power production in Germany decreased by 53 percent in January 2018, Handelsblatt’s Klaus Stratmann writes. The figures are based on unpublished data from the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW). Electricity generation from lignite (soft coal) was down seven percent, while wind power production increased by almost 90 percent, the figures show.

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