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Renewable Energy in Germany Going to Get a Boost from Wind Energy Superhighway

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



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