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06 Feb 2018

Germany risks failing 2020 energy efficiency goal

Eurostat / Tagesspiegel Background

Germany could flunk yet another climate target if it doesn’t increase energy efficiency, Susanne Ehlerding writes for Tagesspiegel Background. Germany’s efficiency target – like the EU’s – is to reduce primary energy consumption by 20 percent by 2020 (compared to 2008). According to Eurostat figures released today, Germany reduced its gross inland energy consumption by 9.8 percent between 2006 and 2016.

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