In Germany there was so much wind power that customers got free electricity

Signal of change / In Germany there was so much wind power that customers got free electricity

By Jenny Lopez / 24 Nov 2017

There Was So Much Wind Power In Germany This Weekend, Consumers Got Free Energy

A stormy weekend led to free electricity in Germany as wind generation reached a record, forcing power producers to pay customers the most since Christmas 2012 to use electricity. Power prices turned negative as wind output reached 39,409 megawatts on Saturday, equivalent to the output of about 40 nuclear reactors.



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