17 May '11, 10pm

No nukes, no problem? Germany’s race for a renewable future

No nukes, no problem? Germany’s race for a renewable future

Some analysts have hypothesized that Germany's 20-year support for renewable energy would place a drag on the economy. However, Germany has rebounded from the financial crisis faster than many other countries around the world and is currently enjoying its strongest economic growth (and lowest unemployment) since its reunification 20 years ago. Renewable energy currently employs 370,000 , compared to 50,000 in the coal industry (from mining to the power plant) and Germany forecasts that its exports of clean energy technologies and expertise will continue to expand in the future. If the investment that Germany is making in renewable energy pays off, then it is likely that Germany will continue to remain the economic engine of Europe in the decades to come.

Full article: http://www.grist.org/energy-policy/2011-05-17-no-nukes-no...

Tweets

No Nukes, No Problem? Germany's Race for a Rene...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 May '11, 5pm

Countries around the world have prompted safety reviews of active reactors. In the U.S., the Nuclear Regulatory Commission...

No nukes, No problem. Germany is proving a rapid transition to renewable energy is possible

No nukes, No problem. Germany is proving a rapi...

climateprogress.org 16 May '11, 1pm

The German experience provides a useful case study as the world continues to look for ways to address mounting energy chal...

Social Media in the Renewable Energy World

environmentalleader.com 19 May '11, 1pm

In a world full of excess- from energy consumption to environmental pollution- it is only natural that companies explore a...

米国で5月13日に発表された論文ですが、フクシマの影響を受けて脱原発の計画が加速。ドイツは、国...

renewableenergyworld.com 13 May '11, 6pm

Countries around the world have prompted safety reviews of active reactors. In the U.S., the Nuclear Regulatory Commission...

Germany’s Unlikely Champion Of a Radical Green Energy Path

Germany’s Unlikely Champion Of a Radical Green ...

e360.yale.edu 09 May '11, 12pm

Germany’s Unlikely Champion Of a Radical Green Energy Path The disaster at the Fukushima plant in Japan convinced German C...

Facebook's coal problem

Facebook's coal problem

marcgunther.com 08 May '11, 5pm

Facebook’s coal problem May 8, 2011 You’ve hard about the cloud , right? This blog comes to you from the cloud. The cloud ...