03 Sep '13, 10am

Renewable Reducing Electricity Prices In Germany

Renewable Reducing Electricity Prices In Germany

We also learn from the Brainpool study mentioned above (page 21) that the surcharges are expected to go up by 0.07 cents for another 4 GW of solar over the year. That’s a killer number (007) that should lay to rest forever the outdated idea that solar is expensive. And trying to slow down new solar in Germany right as costs have come down and we can finally reap the benefits from introducing it rock bottom prices is a very stupid idea. If it was the right thing to build the world’s biggest solar infrastructure back when prices were really high (and it was the right thing to do) then it doesn’t make any sense at all to stop now.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/09/03/renewable-reducing-el...

Tweets

Germany Could Face Electricity Customer Revolt

spectrum.ieee.org 09 Sep '13, 4pm

To a remarkable extent, Germans so far have been willing to pay those prices, for the sake of making the country a world l...

62 countries have biofuels friendly policies: A...

renewableenergyfocus.com 03 Sep '13, 2pm

The significant growth in the global biofuels industry to 62 countries with biofuels friendly policies can be viewed on th...

ABB installs world's most powerful offshore con...

renewableenergyfocus.com 03 Sep '13, 2pm

Alternating current electricity generated in three wind farms off the coast of Germany will be converted on the platform i...

Clean energy law reducing electricity costs in Ohio

Clean energy law reducing electricity costs in ...

grist.org 06 Sep '13, 4pm

Shutterstock Ohio is getting greener, and that’s reducing the cost of power. More than 1,000 renewable energy projects hav...

Grid Expansion Delays Won't Derail Germany's Energy Transition, Analysis Finds

Grid Expansion Delays Won't Derail Germany's En...

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Aug '13, 8am

Germany’s grid expansion plans are ambitious, involving four new HVDC cables from the north to the south of the country ac...

UK in danger of missing renewable target #green

UK in danger of missing renewable target #green

windpowermonthly.com 04 Sep '13, 3pm

"Without sufficient long term clarity over demand for offshore wind in the UK, it is unlikely that the UK will develop a s...

UK Not Doing Enough To Win Renewable Investors, Says Report

UK Not Doing Enough To Win Renewable Investors,...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Aug '13, 11am

That is the verdict of analysts at consultancy Ernst & Young (EY), who warn that the British government “is now playing ca...

Transmission link brings hydropower from Malays...

renewableenergyfocus.com 04 Sep '13, 12pm

“West Kalimantan gets renewable energy and will have the ability to exchange power; Sarawak starts its first export of hyd...

Nordex doubles sales volume in Germany: Turbine...

renewableenergyfocus.com 30 Aug '13, 11am

Measured in terms of new installed capacity onshore, Nordex has achieved a double-digit share of the market of around 11% ...

Germany Could Face Electricity Customer Revolt ...

spectrum.ieee.org 10 Sep '13, 11am

To a remarkable extent, Germans so far have been willing to pay those prices, for the sake of making the country a world l...