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Germany has the world's third largest renewable energy capacity

Renewables in a global comparison: Germany ranks very high

The Renewables 2019 Global Status Report published in June offers the most comprehensive overview of renewable energy around the world. Germany ranks very high - twice over - in the international comparison. Find out more

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Illustration shows renewable energies, a factory and a residential building seen through a magnifying glass

What exactly is "security of supply"?

"Security of supply" sounds great - it seems obvious that everyone needs it. Read on to find out what it means, and which aspects of this multifaceted topic are the crucial ones. Find out more

Volcanic rock stores wind energy
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Volcanic rock stores wind energy

Researchers in Hamburg have developed a heat storage facility which can already supply some 3,000 households for one day with electricity generated from wind power – and this is just the beginning. The secret: volcanic rock from the depths of the Earth. Find out more

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