22 Dec '11, 3pm

20% of Germany Electricity from Renewable Energy in 2011 (& 4.8% Drop in Energy Consumption)

20% of Germany Electricity from Renewable Energy in 2011 (& 4.8% Drop in Energy Consumption)

I wrote just the other day about 2 natural gas plants totaling 1 gigawatt in capacity that are likely to soon be shut down because of the tremendous amount of wind energy on the grid in northern Germany, where they’re located. More news out of renewable energy leader Germany is that the country got 20% of its electricity from renewable energy sources in 2011, and that it’s energy consumption dropped 4.8%.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/12/22/20-of-germany-electri...

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