// Statistic of the Week: Renewables Cover Nearly 43% ...

... of Germany’s Electricity Consumption.

Solar, wind and other renewable energy sources have covered a growing share of the electricity consumed in Germany in recent years. While renewables accounted for 36.3 percent in 2017 and 38.2 percent in the following year, the figure for 2019 is expected to amount to nearly 43 percent. The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water Management (BDEW) arrived at this figure for 2019 in their initial assessment.

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