According to WindEurope, German wind turbines generated a record 925 GWh Wednesday covering 60% of domestic power demand. German wind turbine installations continued to grow at record speed with estimates of up to 7 GW added in 2017 alone, pushing total installed wind capacity towards 55 GW of which over 5 GW are now offshore benefiting from a higher load factor.
Platts 4th Jan 2017 read more »
People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas. Electricity prices in the country went negative for many customers – as in, below zero – on Sunday and Monday, because the country’s supply of clean, renewable power actually outstripped demand, according to The New York Times.
Independent 4th Jan 2018 read more »