23 Mar '12, 10pm

German Solar Bringing Down Price of Afternoon Electricity, Big Time! (More Charts & Facts)

German Solar Bringing Down Price of Afternoon Electricity, Big Time! (More Charts & Facts)

Yes, we’ve covered how German solar is bringing down the price of electricity on the electricity market 3-4 times now. But here’s one more piece on that with a few fun charts and facts. You’re going to have to pay close attention on this one, though — there’s a lot of “not how it should” be going on. First thing to note: “German power consumption peaks twice a day, roughly between 12 noon and 1 PM and then later in the evening at around 8 PM ,” Craig Norris of Renewables International writes, in a story translated from a Photon (German) article. Now, while demand dips in between those peaks, it doesn’t go so low as in the dead of night. As such, this is was an electricity spot market price graph from March 2008: While electricity prices rise in the early morning (4am to 8am) as demand rises, from about 8am to 9pm, the price is pretty level. Now, fast forward to March 2012:...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/23/german-solar-bringing...

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