Germany generated 35% of its electricity with renewables in first half of 2017


Good news! In the first half of 2017, Germany was able to generate 35.1 percent of its electricity needs from renewable sources, according to the German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE). In a press release, the country’s trade body announced that Germany has successfully met its 2020 target for “share of gross electricity consumption.” It helped that from April 30 to May 1, the country generated 85% of its energy needs using renewable wind, solar, biomass and hydroelectric power.



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