02 Sep '11, 1am

Germany generated more than 20 percent of its #electricity from #renewable sources in first half of 2011

01 Sep 2011: Green Energy Use in Germany Passes 20 Percent of Total Power Mix During the first half of 2011, Germany for the first time generated more than 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources , a new report says. While the country’s total electricity demand remained stable Germany’s Unlikely Champion Of a Radical Green Energy Path The Fukushima disaster convinced Angela Merkel that nuclear power would never again be a viable option for her country. Now Merkel has embarked on an ambitious plan to power an industrial economy on renewable sources of energy. READ THE e360 REPORT during the first six months of 2011, the share generated by renewable sources increased from 18.3 percent to 20.8 percent, according to the German Association of Energy and Water Industries. That increase provides a boost to government initiatives to produce 35 percent of the country’s...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/green_energy_use_in_germany_p...

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