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Table 6 Projected installed capacity and GHG emissions reduction

From: Optimization of energy storage and system flexibility in the context of the energy transition: Germany’s power grid as a case study

 2017[1]2025A2025B2035A2035B2050A2050B
Wind (onshore)50.953.063.860.088.862.095.0
Wind (offshore)5.38.910.59.018.515.037.0
PV42.854.055.058.060.070.0100.0
Nuclear10.8000000
Coal (Hard)25.026.022.021.011.010.00
Coal (Lignite)21.314.013.012.09.05.00
Natural gas29.529.534.037.041.048.040.0
Hydro5.68.58.58.512.09.012.0
Biomass7.47.58.57.59.58.015.0
PHS (storage)6.87.17.57.58.37.89.3
Emissions (energy sector only, million tonnes CO2-eq)333264.5247.9241.2183.6160.867.6
Emission reduction (rel. to 1990, %)22384244576284