Germany is one of the first countries that started to develop renewable energy in the world, back when this technology was super expensive. And now, for six months in 2019, for the first time, RES in Germany have produced more power than fossil and nuclear plants. A share of electric power generated from solar energy, wind, biomass, and water was 47.3%.
43.4% remained for coal and nuclear plants, another 9.3% of electric power was obtained from gas, and the remaining 0.4% - from other sources, including oil.
By 2030, Germany plans to bring a share of green power in the energy balance to 65%.