Originally posted on drugsandotherthings:
This weekend German solar power plants set a new record- producing 22 Gigawatts of electricity per hour – the equivalent of 20 nuclear power plants running full tilt. This despite Germanys location- and weather that is similar to notoriously cloudy Seattle or artic Alaska.
Not only that- but the solar met a full 1/3 of the nations energy needs on a high consumption workday (friday), and almost half of the nations needs on Saturday.
Article at Reuters here