Almost 17% of electricity in Germany is from renewable energy


Germany almost 17% of electricity from renewable energy

Target is 39 percent by 2020

"New renewables near 17 percent of electricity supply in 2010: The German Ministry for the Environment and Reactor Safety reports [PDF] that in 2010, renewable energy generated more than 100 TWh (billion kilowatt-hours) of electricity, providing nearly 17 percent of the 600 TWh of supply."

Paul Gipe, Grist, Germany continues to Break Green Energy Records, march 23, 2011

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