“Wind power: Flying high before the fall”
In a commentary in the online magazine, Erneuerbare Energien, Nicole Weinhold writes that despite the best quarter ever for German wind power producers, expansion in the coming years is likely to be curbed. Projects that were successful in Germany's first onshore wind auction might not be built for a couple of years, because operators wanted to benefit from falling prices for turbines. Weinhold calls for improvements in the current system of auctions for supported projects.
Read the article in German here.
Read about wind power auctions in the CLEW factsheet High hopes and concerns over onshore wind power auctions.
Read a CLEW factsheet about how to start a wind farm in Germany.