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Germany’s Dependency on Brown Coal Threatens Entire Towns

Germany’s Dependency on Brown Coal Threatens Entire Towns

Although Germany is recognized as one of the world’s most progressive countries in terms of clean energy production, the nation is still heavily dependent on coal mining. In 2013 the nation's use of

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Germany Boosted Its National Wind Power Capacity by 20% in 2012

Germany Boosted Its National Wind Power Capacity by 20% in 2012

German wind farm photo from Shutterstock 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

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German Village Produces 321% More Energy Than It Needs!

German Village Produces 321% More Energy Than It Needs!

It's no surprise that the country that has kicked butt at the Solar Decathlon competition (to produce energy positive solar houses) year after year is the home to such a productive energy-efficient

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Germany To Construct 2,800 Miles Of Transmission Lines as it Abandons Nuclear Power for Renewable Energy

Germany To Construct 2,800 Miles Of Transmission Lines as it Abandons Nuclear Power for Renewable Energy

Germany has decided to turn its back on nuclear energy following Japan's recent disaster, but what will the nation do now? As part of the country's new national energy plan, it will be building more than

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