Gas-fired power plants in Germany generated 45.2 TWh of electricity in 2016, up by 50% on the previous year, according to research organisation Fraunhofer. The upward trend in power production from gas turbines was mainly the result of relatively low gas prices over the year, Fraunhofer said.
Around 37.5 TWh of electricity from photovoltaic solar arrays was fed into the grid in 2016, leaving solar production 1.2 TWh lower than in 2015. “The slight decrease compared with the previous year is due to the different weather...
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