Kudos, Germany…for sourcing 65% of the country’s electricity from renewables last week

By Michelle Froese Wind power provided nearly half of Germany’s power for a whole week.
Here’s some good news for renewables (and something for the U.S. wind industry to aspire to): Renewable energy sources supplied nearly 65% of Germany’s electricity last week, with wind turbines responsible for a large portion of that generation and 48.4% of power production nationwide.
In fact, according to research institute Fraunhofer ISE, a result of renewables the fossil fuel plants in the country ran at a minimum and nuclear facilities were completely shut down at night. Along with the majority of the power sources from wind last week, solar contributed

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