A coal train arrives at the Westhafen power plant before daybreak in Frankfurt, Feb. 17. The combined heat and power plant (CHP) is fired with coal imported from the U.S and from Russia. Germany’s shift to renewable power sources has brought the share of green electricity up to about 25% – but the rest of the energy mix has become even more heavily concentrated on coal, which now accounts for some 45% of power generation.
Popsicles are produced in a factory near Heidelberg, Aug.6.
Popsicles are produced at high speed near Heidelberg, Aug.6.
A mirage on a street at Eppertshausen, southeast of Frankfurt, on a very hot day, July 27.
On a hot day at the bank of Main river, June 18.