a Pioneer in Europe of renewable energy, Germany has more than 40 % of its electricity from wind, solar, biomass and hydraulic. Ecology is in the DNA of the Germans for a long time and Berlin did not hesitate to set ambitious goals. After the tragedy of Fukushima in 2011, Merkel announced the final exit from nuclear by the end of 2022.
But today, the energy transition patina. Wind power – a quarter of the electricity flickers. These mills are modern and disliked and the renewal of the wind turbines of the first generation poses concerns for the recycling of materials. Beginning 2019, the number of new turbines installed in the country fell by 82%. Nuclear power, which should disappear within three years, still has seven reactors, sometimes the recent – activity and contributes to 13 % of the electricity needs. His gradual withdrawal forced Berlin to offshore sourcing, often in the original energy …
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