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Renewables cover 52% of Germany’s Electricity Demand for First Time in 2023

By Sören Amelang | – ( Clean Energy Wire ) – Germany has generated more than half of the electricity it used this year with renewable energy for the first time, according to preliminary calculations by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and utility association BDEW. “Renewable energies will have covered […]

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In First, Britain Likely Generated more Electricity from Wind/Water/Hydro than Fossil Fuels in 2023

By Grant Wilson, University of Birmingham; Joseph Day, University of Birmingham; and Katarina Pegg | – There are many milestones to pass in the transition from a high to low-carbon sustainable energy system. There is the first hour without coal, or oil, or gas generation (or all of them together) and the point when the […]

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Pre-COP Report: German Industry Investments in Climate Protection increased 74% over 10 years

By Edgar Meza | – ( Clean Energy Wire ) – German industry is increasingly investing in climate protection measures, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reported just before the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28), which kicked off on 30 November. Climate protection investments in the manufacturing sector have increased by 74.3 percent over a decade. […]