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How much renewable energy capacity is already installed in your region?

Have you ever wondered how much renewable energy sources are already installed in your region? And how much it is compared to the still existing nuclear and fossil power plants?

If yes, our ELMEX tool will give you an answer. The National Regulatory Authority (“Bundesnetzagentur”) does regularly publish a list of all running power plants in Germany, including the information on capacity and dominant energy source. We took this nice open data and fed our book of competitors framework with it. As a result we have now fact sheets for each power plant in Germany in our new system, which we call ELMEX (ELectricity Markets and EXchange Database). The figure shows the fact sheet look for a gas-fired plant in Leipzig. Continue reading How much renewable energy capacity is already installed in your region?