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Germany Breaks Solar Record as Heat Wave Sears Western Europe
Economy, Western

Germany Breaks Solar Record as Heat Wave Sears Western Europe

Germany produced a record amount of electricity from solar on Sunday and is set to exceed that again on Tuesday as a heatwave grips Europe. About 38,174 megawatts were generated from solar panels on Sunday and high levels are expected through Wednesday. A fresh record is possible on Tuesday, with a maximum 38,190 megawatts forecast. A brutal heatwave is moving into western Europe, baking many areas. Temperatures are set to peak on Tuesday and Wednesday in Germany as the heat begins to ease elsewhere, according to state forecaster DWD. The extreme temperatures are sparking wildfires in Spain, France and Greece. “Historic heat is forecast to take hold of parts of western Europe this week, where all-time record high temperatures could be recorded,” Maxar Technologies LLC said in...