How resilience enables 100 percent renewable energy in Germany

Erneuerbare Energien, Speicher und flexible Wasserstoffmotoren ermöglichen geschlossene Kreislaufsysteme mit 100 % erneuerbarer Energie. Grafik: Wärtsilä

Avoiding climate disasters should be a top priority for the global community. The best and most efficient way to do this is by decarbonizing global energy systems. Wärtsilä has modeled the energy needs of 145 countries in the “Atlas of 100% Renewable Energy”, including Germany. According to the company, the results provide an accurate roadmap for the policy.

Renewable energy, storage and flexible hydrogen engines enable closed loop systems with 100% renewable energy. Graphic: Wärtsilä

In November, the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP), known as the United Nations Climate Change Conference, will take place in Glasgow, Scotland. This is already the fifth since the famous Paris conference 2015, which defined global goals to tackle the climate crisis. Many are calling for a tightening of global climate strategies to secure the future of the planet and the well-being of future generations.

One of the most important driving forces in the fight against climate change is the decarbonization of the energy sector in all economies. Many countries are already working towards this goal and have increased their investments in renewable energy: there are indications that green energy will become the largest energy source in the world by 2025. But that is not enough. In fact, studies show that electricity generation from renewable sources will need to increase eight times faster than previously thought to achieve the goals of the Paris climate conference by 2050. It was not for nothing that the Federal Constitutional Court came to the conclusion that German policy-makers should reform and enact stricter laws to comply with the critical 1.5 degree mark.


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