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Decrease of Germany net electricity export in 2020.

image credit: copyright: oranIT GmbH

In Germany, the net electricity export has decreased compared to years 2018 and 2019. During the month January, the country has imported more electricity that exporting. 

Data. Bundesnetzagentur
Analysis: oranIT GmbH

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Matt Chester on May 18, 2020 1:20 pm GMT

So because this trend started in January and February, I assume it's safe to say this isn't related to the Covid situation-- so what are the main drivers? And how will the continuing pandemic situation affect those trends, if at all?

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Bob Meinetz on May 18, 2020 3:59 pm GMT

Matt, power consumption in Germany has been declining over the past two years:

so no, it's not really safe to say that - hard to know what we can conclude from Hamzeh's chart. A chart showing the percentage of exported energy would at least remove total production from the equation, which could be affected by Germany's economy, weather, or other factors.

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