July 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Swedish power company Vattenfall and German communal company Stadtwerke München have successfully completed the construction and officially inaugurated the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm this week, making way for clean electricity enough for 400,000 German households.
February 19th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The Gode Wind 2 offshore wind farm has started producing power and feeding it into the German electricity grid, according [&hellip
June 29th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Aside from my solar energy roundup and clean transport roundup, as well as all the stories we’ve covered on CleanTechnica, [&hellip
May 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
I was in Germany a little more than a week ago and can tell you from what I saw that Germany (or, at least, Northeast Germany) is a wind turbine paradise. Wind turbines are everywhere it seems (between cities that is).
Germany is the clear wind power leader in Europe with 27,214 MW of installed wind power capacity. (Spain is second with 20,676 MW installed.)
But, even in Germany, wind power could benefit from a better transmission network. Of course, German leaders recognize that and are doing something about it -- they are planning to build a wind energy superhighway