This factsheet provides the most current overview of land-based wind energy development in Germany.
Particular attention is paid to the level of new construction in 2017. In addition, the average system
configuration, regional distribution an the tendering rounds.
The status of land based wind energy development in Germany during the first half of 2016 and on a cumulative basis is described within the present factsheet.
A comparison of subsidies and societal cost of renewable and conventional energy sources. What are the full costs of power generation? The question is decisive in the debate about our future energy supply, but German power bills only provide part of the answer. While they do separately list the “EEG surcharge” to cover the cost of renewables, a lot of the costs of conventional energy are not included.