Renewables meet record-breaking 78 per cent of German electricity demand

Madeleine Cuff
clock

Wind in the north and sunshine in the south made July 25 a record-breaking day for German renewables

Last Saturday Germany experienced a perfect combination of weather for the nation's renewable energy industry, leading to a record-breaking spike in clean power generation. At the same time as a storm...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Wind

Could a wind power 'bonus' help curb bills this winter?

Could a wind power 'bonus' help curb bills this winter?

Decision by Ofgem to amend Contracts for Difference cap allowance has paved the way for wind farms to help trim £25 off energy bills from this October

clock 05 August 2022 • 4 min read
Credit: Ready4Rishi Flickr (L) and Number 10 Flickr (R)

Are Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak on a climate collision course with the public?

Truss and Sunak are battling it out to demonstrate to Conservative viewers their distaste for onshore renewables - but will their contradictory stances on climate action ultimately prove their electoral and economic undoing?

Cecilia Keating
clock 03 August 2022 • 8 min read
Octopus Energy and Nest snap up stake in Hornsea One offshore wind farm

Octopus Energy and Nest snap up stake in Hornsea One offshore wind farm

Energy and pensions giants team up with GLIL to deliver £400m investment in world's largest offshore wind farm

James Murray
clock 03 August 2022 • 3 min read