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German Onshore Wind Tender Fails Again

August 12th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Germany's latest onshore wind tender has again been significantly undersubscribed, failing to come anywhere near the 650 megawatts (MW) on offer and awarding only 208 MW, continuing a year-long trend which can be easily traced back to substantial permitting issues. 


Germany’s Battery Storage & Redispatch Costs Hit Record Highs In 2017

May 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Renewable energy generation is still on the rise in Germany, though at a much lower pace than in the years around 2010, writes Marius Buchmann of Jacobs University in a detailed overview of the German electricity market in 2017. Costs of the feed-in tariff are stagnating, notes Buchmann, but redispatch costs which grid operators incur to keep the system stable, reached a new record far above €1 billion


Renewables Provided 44.1% Of Germany’s Electricity In October

November 13th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

Germany added 2.3 gigawatts of new onshore wind capacity in the first half of 2017. Though it failed to meet the target last year, the Renewable Energy Act set an annual target of installing 2.5 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity. Add in a warm autumn and the winter storms Xavier and Herwart, and it is easy to see how renewables provided 44.1% of Germany's electricity in October



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