Dec 22, 2023
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The current storm is causing record energy feed-ins from wind power.
Storm Zoltan is hitting Germany with full force and has already caused considerable damage. But it also drives the wind turbines, especially in northern Germany. According to information from the European Energy Exchange, December 21st was already the date Day with the highest electricity feed-in from wind power ever. Around 53 MW were registered within one day. For comparison: the previous record, which also dates back to this year and was achieved in January, was just 50.8 MW.
Other European countries also reported, according to the Bloomberg news service Maximum values. The record that has just been set for Germany is likely to be surpassed today. If “Zoltan” peaks during the day, experts believe 58,595 MW is possible.
Another record for green energy: Renewables will provide over 50% of electricity consumption for the first time in 2023