Gallery: Germany Boosted Its National Wind Power Capacity by 20% in 201...


Last year, Germany made headlines when it met half of its weekend power demand using solar energy alone. But that’s not all – the nation just announced that it installed 1,008 new wind turbines last year with a total capacity of 2,439 megawatts. This figure exceeds the previous year’s wind energy capacity by roughly 20%, further exhibiting the stable growth of the German renewable energy market.

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  1. Charles Neslon July 30, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    It is really cool to see Germany leading the way in wind powered energy right now. I would like to see more of this in the US. We could get some amazing results if we could figure out how to get wind turbines into the jet stream. The wind is constant up there. Constant wind would translate to a constant source of clean energy for us.!services/c1pna

  2. imgoingeco February 5, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    I wish there was a better cost effective version for residential turbines.

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