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61% Electricity from Solar And Wind In Germany On June 16th

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The International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies (IWR, Münster, Germany) reports that on June 16th, 2013 wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) generation peaked at over 60% of German electricity output, a new record. Between 2 PM and 3 PM on June 16th, the output from PV plants reached 20.3 GW, while wind turbines supplied 9.3 GW, for a total of 29.6 GW. This represented 61% of the 48.5 GW of total generation during this hour. Coal, gas, nuclear and oil generation comprised only 18.9 GW during the hour.

[solarserver.com]

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