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Germany Just Got Almost All of Its Power From Renewable Energy

  • Wind, solar, biomass and hydro met demand on Sunday afternoon
  • Angela Merkel’s Energiewende is squeezing coal and gas margins

Clean power supplied almost all of Germany’s power demand for the first time on Sunday, marking a milestone for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s “Energiewende” policy to boost renewables while phasing out nuclear and fossil fuels.

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