Initial estimates suggest that greenhouse gas emissions continued to fall in Germany in 2018. According to these estimates, GHG emissions decreased by 31% compared with 1990 levels. Which sector has contributed how much to this result? And what are Germany and the EU aiming to do to further reduce emissions in the future?Find out more
Germany is a global leader in technology for the energy transition. In order to make the energy transition a success, transitioning to renewable heat generation is key. Here, solar thermal energy plays a crucial role and Germany has been conducting cutting-edge research in this area for more than 25 years.Find out more
Quote of the week
"Beyond climate goals, governments are prioritising renewables as a driver of low-carbon economic growth in recognition of the numerous employment opportunities created by the transition to renewables."
Director-General of IRENA Francesco La Camera during his presentation of the study entitled ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2019’.