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Infographic shows: 29,844 – that’s the number of on and offshore wind-powered installations in Germany as of 2017. It’s 1,622 more than in the preceding year.
Wind power

A fresh boost for the energy transition

29,844 – that’s the number of on and offshore wind-powered installations in Germany as of 2017. It’s 1,622 more than in the preceding year. Germany’s total wind power capacity now exceeds 50,000 megawatts onshore and 5,000 megawatts offshore. Find out more

Illustration: Globe covered with renewables and a giant green cable and plug.
International

The energy transition going global

A growing number of countries in the world want to be part of the energy transition. Bilateral energy partnerships can help find suitable energy solutions. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue was also looking for possible ways to further improve this cooperation. Find out more

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Illustration zeigt Waschmaschine unter einer Lupe.
Household appliances

The EU Energy Label –or what you’ve always wanted to know about your household appliances

How much electricity does a new appliance need? What else can the energy label tell me? The label guide has all the answers. Please read on to learn more. Find out more

Participants at a Bürgerdialog Stromnetz event.
Public dialogue on the electricity grid

A debate on an equal footing

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Mr Altmaier regards swift grid expansion as a crucial priority for energy policy. Dr Peter Ahmels, who co-chairs the citizen’s dialogue on the electricity grid, tells us what the public is asking about grid expansion. Find out more

Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

Quote of the week

“The energy transition will succeed if we make progress on grid expansion. This is why I want to speed this up.”

Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

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