Renewable Electricity

Visualizing Germany's (slow) transformation to renewable electricity
Renewable Electricity project header image - a heatmap showing daily data of electricity production using renewable sources in Germany 2015-2022

By Jan Kühn, January 2023

For many years, German governments have pledged to leave fossil sources behind to generate electricity. The data shows that there have been some successes. But as the climate crisis worsens, electricity generation from fossil sources is on the rise again. This notebook explores data from 2015 to 2022 provided by SMARD, a service of the Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur).