Current energy mix
- 90% fossil fuels
- 7% biomass
- 1% wind power
- 1% hydroelectric power
- 1% other renewables
Wind power has grown significantly from 1990 to 2009- 719W to 37,809W.
The government is using initiatives and financial incentives to help in sustainability. Individuals can sell surplus energy they produce back to the national grid.
In just a year, Germany’s use of renewable energy sources has saved 107 million tons of CO2 emissions, and 300,000 people work in the renewable energy industry.