Germany Produces a Record Amount of Electricity From Solar 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.

Temperatures are set to peak on Tuesday and Wednesday in Germany as the heat begins to ease elsewhere. The extreme temperatures are sparking wildfires in Spain, France and Greece.