By 2050 solar power could be one of the world’s cheapest energy sources

German experts say solar energy has a very promising future. Although solar power still makes up only a small share of net electricity production around the globe, if Berlin-based think tank Agora Energiewende is right, this source of renewable energy will play a much more important role in the future and could become a cheaper energy source than coal or gas. Cost has been the primary obstacle standing in the way of the widespread adoption of solar energy. Photovoltaic systems are not cheap and this is one of the major…

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Renewable energy continues to gain momentum in Germany

German Energiewende appears to be on track as the country continues to support clean power Germany’s transition toward renewable energy, also called its Energiewende, has received some criticism over the past few years. The country is distancing itself from fossil-fuels and nuclear power, hoping to derive the majority of its electrical power from renewable sources in the coming years. A new report from Agora Energiewende, shows that the country’s transition may be right on track, despite concerns that the transition is too costly for the country. Report predicts that Germany…

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Renewable energy reaches new milestone in Germany

Germany energy needs satisfied through clean power over the past weekend Germany continues to make breakthroughs when it comes to renewable energy and efficiency. The country has become one of the most aggressive supporters of clean power in recent years, with a strong focus on solar and wind energy. Some Germany states have managed to generate the majority of their electrical power from renewable sources recently, thanks to energy efficiency practices and trends of low energy consumption among consumers. Over the past weekend, however, the entire country managed to reach…

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Renewable energy reaches new milestone in Germany

Germany energy needs satisfied through clean power over the past weekend Germany continues to make breakthroughs when it comes to renewable energy and efficiency. The country has become one of the most aggressive supporters of clean power in recent years, with a strong focus on solar and wind energy. Some Germany states have managed to generate the majority of their electrical power from renewable sources recently, thanks to energy efficiency practices and trends of low energy consumption among consumers. Over the past weekend, however, the entire country managed to reach…

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Renewable energy in Germany is now less expensive than nuclear power

Solar and wind energy are less expensive than nuclear power in Germany When it comes to clean energy, cost is a major hurdle that is not easily overcome. The high cost of clean power and technology has kept its adoption somewhat limited in the past. As technology has become more advanced, however, the cost issue has become less problematic. New, more efficient solar panels and wind turbines have helped make renewable energy more accessible to many people around the world. A new study from Germany’s Agora Energiewende, suggests that these…

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