Germany energy mix

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.


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