News Digest Item
19 Jul 2016

"Germany sets new solar storage record"

Energy Post

With the most photovoltaic capacity in Europe, Germany has started to store excess solar energy to enhance local usage. In doing so, the country is piloting a renewable energy strategy that will benefit the rest of the world, Jeffrey Michel writes in Energy Post. Germany set a record last year with 41 percent of all new solar installations equipped with backup batteries. The country’s storage initiative could eventually provide great benefits globally, for example, in counterbalancing expected increases in air conditioning usage, writes Michel.

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