News Digest Item
21 Nov 2018

German rail operator aims to increase share of green power to 80 percent by 2030


Germany’s rail operator Deutsche Bahn has stepped up its green energy ambitions. The company announced its intention to increase the share of renewable power in its total electricity consumption to 80 percent by 2030, reports the newswire dpa. One year ago, Deutsche Bahn said it was aiming for 70 percent. In 2017, the company’s green energy share was 44 percent.

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the dossiers How Germany is greening its growing freight sector to meet climate targets and Car giant Germany struggles to ignite Energiewende in transportation and the factsheet Rail cargo emissions in Germany.

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