Electricity Generation in Germany


Generation mix for Germany averaged over 2019

FuelFraction 
Fossil40%
Wind25%
Nuclear14%
Solar8%
Biomass+Waste9%
Hydro3%

Net exports

7%

  • Largest generation
  • Large exporter
  • Large fraction wind + solar
  • Demand variations compensated by fossil + hydro

Evolution of Fuel Mix



Demand Variations during Week (2018)


Diurnal Variations (2018)

(NB. The dark area at night is where Pumped Hydro Storage consumes electricity).


Seasonal Variations (Average 2016-2018)