Renewables over coal for electricity generation in Germany

RENEWABLES overtook coal as Germany’s largest source of energy for the first time, according to the Fraunhofer Institute, a research body in the European nation.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been a major advocate for the nations energy transition

Renewables including hydropower produced 40% of electricity while coal was below by a whisker at 39%, according the institute's  Solar Energy Systems' division.