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Production

Gross electricity production in Germany from 2015 to 2017
Energy sources2015201620171
Billion kWh%Billion kWh%Billion kWh%

1 Preliminary data.

2 Production in run-of-river power plants and storage power plants as well as
production from natural inflow in pumped storage power plants.

3 Only production from biogenic share of household waste (about 50 %).
Source: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Energiebilanzen (AGEB). Effective: 02. February 2018.

Gross electricity production, total648.1100650.6100654.8100
Lignite154.523.8149.523.0147.522.5
Nuclear energy91.814.284.613.076.311.7
Hard coal117.718.2112.217.292.614.1
Natural gas62.09.681.312.586.513.2
Mineral oil products6.21.05.80.95.90.9
Renewable energy sources188.629.1189.829.2218.333.3
Wind power80.512.380.112.3106.616.2
Water power219.02.920.53.220.23.1
Biomass energy44.66.945.06.945.56.9
Photovoltaic energy38.76.038.15.939.96.1
Household waste35.80.95.90.95.90.9
Other energy sources27.34.127.34.227.74.3

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