Players in Germany’s emerging fuel cell vehicle market endorse plans to greatly increase the number of H2 fueling stations in the coming decade.
Germany is only expected to install 3.9 gigawatts of solar in 2013, down from 7.5 last year. That means we Americans might finally install more solar in a single year.
Some 460,000 Germans have shifted to car-sharing, up from a shy 20,000 customers back in 1997, according to industry association Bundesverband CarSharing.
Environmentalists and renewables advocates have long held up Germany’s Energiewende as a model, but recently, even center-left thinkers and media outlets have become skeptical.
For the first time on an industrial scale, hydrogen produced using wind power is being injected into the natural gas grid in Germany.
Germany’s renewable energy industry has again shown its strength, shattering through another solar power record.
More than 33,000 panels atop a distribution center in southern Germany comprise the biggest rooftop solar power system in the world’s leading solar country.
Germany’s renewables revolution is in fact highly successful and strong as ever, but that hasn’t stopped three myths from gaining traction in the media.
The Port of Hamburg is a low-wind site but Eurogate figures to get plenty of power with a sky-high tower and a turbine with a gargantuan rotor sweep.
E.On says it successfully ran a test on a German power to gas system in which wind powers hydrogen production for use in the natural gas system.