NewEnergyNews: MORE THAN A THIRD OF GERMANY’S POWER BY 2020

NewEnergyNews

Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY, June16:

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Arizona Climate Deniers Using The Law
  • New Energy Going Up, NatGas Use, Emissions Going Down

    THE DAY BEFORE

  • Monday’s Study: Keeping The Lights On In Texas
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: The Water-Wanting West
  • Weekend Video: Never Mind Water In The Idiocracy Future
  • Weekend Video: The American Clean Power Association Takes Center Stage
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-The Climate Crisis Will Cost Two COVIDs
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Follow The Money To New Energy
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY, June 9:

  • TTTA Wednesday-ORIGINAL REPORTING: California Reaches Out To The Rest Of The West
  • TTTA Wednesday-New Energy Taking Over
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • FRIDAY WORLD, June 18:
  • Better Ways To Talk About The Climate
  • The World’s Huge New Energy Need

    Sunday, February 26, 2012

    MORE THAN A THIRD OF GERMANY’S POWER BY 2020

    Germany: 36 per cent of electricity in to be generated from renewables by 2020
    21 February 2012 (World of Photovoltaics)

    "The energy market in Germany will see dramatic changes during the next few years. With the nuclear energy capacity halved, the landscape to 2020 will look very different with renewable energy to account for 36 percent of electricity generated...

    "…[A new forecast predicts] that overall electricity generation will decline from 625TWh in 2010 to 590TWh in 2020, due to energy efficiency measures and increased imports (which will be needed to fill part of the gap left by the nuclear plant closures). However, the installed capacity is set to rise from 153GW to 179GW in 2020. This is mainly because of the growth in wind and solar, both of which have relatively low availability and need to be supported by back-up power such as gas turbines…"


    click to enlarge

    "…Solar PV capacity is forecast to treble while wind will grow by average of 2GW per year…Energy efficiency will play an important role in the reduction in demand; the Energy Efficiency Act (EnEfG)…[aims] to reduce energy consumption by 9 per cent in 2020, in comparison to consumption 2001-2005.

    "…[F]rom now till 2020…coal will remain the leading fuel (37 per cent of generation) but Germany will experience a decline in lignite-fired output as older power stations are decommissioned…[There will also be] an increase in [the] share of gas through an accelerated development programme – though greater shares [are] anticipated post-2020…"

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home