German clean power output 'tops 50%'

03/04/2019 09:03 Renewable

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Renewable energy accounted for over 50% of Germany's electricity generation in March, a new record, according to Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE.

Some 54.4% of the country's electricity came from clean power last month, beating the previous record of 48.6% set in May 2018.

 

In February, 41% of Germany's power came from renewables.

 

Germany Trade & Invest director of energy, construction and environmental technologies Esther Frey said: “This is a very significant achievement.

 

“It shows that German investment in renewable energy sources is changing the way the country will get its power in future.”

 

Germany Trade & Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Source: renews.biz

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