Germany 'needs 25GW offshore to meet green goals'

09/03/2020 09:24 Renewable

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Germany could miss its 2030 renewables goal if the country does not increase its offshore wind target to 25GW from 20GW currently, according to research by German think-tank Agora Energiewende.

The think-tank also said in the 'The green electricity gap, its effects and how it can be plugged' report that annual solar expansion must also be doubled to 10GW or onshore wind expansion must start to grow again to 4GW a year.

 

Currently Germany is on track to deliver a 55% share of renewables by 2030, instead of the 65% target, Agora Energiewende said.

Source: renews.biz

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