Germany Slowly Reducing Coal Dependence

- December 21st, 2011

Bloomberg reported that high-carbon brown coal is still Germany’s main source of energy despite 20% of its energy coming from renewables.

Bloomberg reported that high-carbon brown coal is still Germany’s main source of energy despite 20% of its energy coming from renewables.

As quoted in the market news:

Brown coal is an old part of Europe’s energy mix, and it’s not exactly fleeing the portfolio — not in the short term. Also known as lignite, brown coal is abundant, accessible, and burns in traditional power plants that operate for decades.

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