Some basic facts

  • marginal ¼ of energy used in Germany is domestic that means it is produced within Germany
    • coal
    • renewable energies
  • ¾ of energy used in Germany comes from overseas
    • gas
    • oil

Plans of the government

  • proportion of renewable sources is supposed to be expanded until 2020
  • wind, water, sun and biomass should cover 30 percent of electricity‘s demand
  • 25 percent of combined heat and power generation
  • nuclear power stations should be abolished by





Electricity consumers in 2006