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Expansion of offshore wind energy making good progress.

More and more wind being harvested at sea

Wind energy generated at sea is becoming increasingly important. The installed capacity has risen considerably over the last few years. This is shown by a study by Deutsche WindGuard into the expansion of offshore wind energy in Germany in 2019. Find out more

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

What is a grid booster?

What does our future electricity grid have in common with a spaceship and an electric guitar? It will be using boosters to increase its power. These boosts can help to prevent congestion in the grid and to save costs. Read on for an information booster. Find out more

Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

Quote of the week

'The German energy transition has attracted some imitators: many more than we actually realise. And these imitators are so keen because they say that learning from the Germans means low unemployment, plenty of economic growth, good wages, good incomes along with clean energy and climate change mitigation.'

Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, at the 2020 Handelsblatt Energy Summit.

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