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German Offshore Wind Energy Passes 1 GW Mark

Germany currently boasts 258 offshore wind turbines capable of producing 1,049.2 MW, all connected to the national grid. 142 of those turbines were connected in 2014, totalling 528.9 MW of energy. Another 268 turbines have completed construction and are just waiting to be connected to the national grid. These turbines will be capable of producing 1,218.1 MW of energy. They are expecting 2 GW total of offshore wind capacity to be added to the grid in 2015.

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