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Germany has set a record for renewable energy production

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun10,2024

Germany set a production record of renewable energy

The share of energy obtained from renewable sources in Germany reached a record level in the first quarter of 2024 — 58.4% of all electricity produced in the country during the specified period. This is the highest figure for the entire time of statistical research.

Germany received 121.5 billion kilowatt-hours from renewable energy sources, which is 11.6% more than the previous year. Meanwhile, energy production from fossil fuel sources fell by 25.4%, accounting for only 41.6% of the country's total electricity production.

Wind energy made a notable contribution, producing an additional five billion kilowatt-hours &mdash ; 12% more than last year. It now accounts for 38.5% of Germany's electricity.

Solar power also showed significant growth of 1.4 billion kilowatt-hours, or 21%, and now provides 6.6% of Germany's electricity.

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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