Germany boosts onshore wind capacity by record amount in 2014

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FRANKFURT, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Germany's newly installed onshore wind power capacity rose by a record 4,750 megawatts (MW) in 2014, industry groups said on Thursday, marking what is likely to be a peak annual gain as the country gears up for a nuclear-free future.

Representing additional energy production roughly equivalent to one nuclear plant, the increase was 58 percent bigger than in 2013.

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