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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12629

6 January 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 16 / 21
NEWS BRIEFS / Energy
Wind turbines generate more electricity than coal for first time in Germany
05/01/2021 (Agence Europe)

05/01/2021 (Agence Europe)On Tuesday, 5 January, German think tank Agora Energiewende indicated that, in 2020, German wind turbines supplied more electricity than the country’s coal-fired power plants for the first time. According to this organisation, Germany’s gas, coal, and nuclear power plants supplied only 50% of Germany’s electricity in 2020, a 6% decrease. However, the share of renewable energies reached 45% of the generation mix. These good results for renewables are...

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