Germany deploys 746 MW of photo voltaic, 143 MW of onshore wind in Feb

Germany added 745.9 MW of contemporary photo voltaic capability to its grid in February and put 142.8 MW of onshore wind parks into operation, in accordance with information revealed by the Federal Community Company this week.

General, Germany’s photo voltaic capability grew by 1.6 GW within the first two months of the 12 months because the determine for the brand new installations in January was revised to 873.7 MW from the initial estimate of 780 MW.

The information reveals the subsidy-free photo voltaic crops that went on-line in February have been 151.6 MW with 141.7 MW of it being attributable to ground-mounted installations. This by far exceeds the extent from January when the installations arrange with no subsidy beneath the EEG scheme totalled solely 34.9 MW and 25.3 MW of this capability have been rooftop methods.

The bottom-mounted photo voltaic crops that have been constructed with an award from the tenders had a mixed capability of 105.3 MW in February, whereas new subsidised rooftop photo voltaic installations totalled 8.4 MW.

With 142.8 MW of web new additions, the growth of onshore wind recovered in February from the low within the earlier month however it’s nonetheless far behind the focused charge. One of many main hurdles to the acceleration is the approval course of for brand new tasks. Germany will tender 12.84 GW of onshore wind this 12 months and in an effort to allocate your entire capability, tasks of at the least 10 GW in whole should be authorised by the top of the 12 months, in accordance with trade affiliation BWE. Within the first two months of the 12 months, permits have been granted for the set up of 122 generators with a mixed capability of 696.3 MW, primarily based on the information from the Federal Community Company.

Web new additions in MW Photo voltaic Onshore wind Offshore wind
January 873.7 62.5 38.1
February 745.9 142.8 38.1
Complete 1,619.6 205.3 76.2

As of end-February, Germany had 69.06 GW of photo voltaic, 58.25 GW of onshore wind and eight.2 GW of offshore wind in operation.

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