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Renewables in a global comparison: Germany ranks very high

The Renewables 2019 Global Status Report published in June offers the most comprehensive overview of renewable energy around the world. Germany ranks very high - twice over - in the international comparison.

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What exactly is "security of supply"?

"Security of supply" sounds great - it seems obvious that everyone needs it. Read on to find out what it means, and which aspects of this multifaceted topic are the crucial ones.

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Volcanic rock stores wind energy

Researchers in Hamburg have developed a heat storage facility which can already supply some 3,000 households for one day with electricity generated from wind power – and this is just the beginning. The secret: volcanic rock from the depths of the Earth.

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