News Digest Item
24 Apr 2018

German companies split on ambition of climate and energy goals - survey


Over one third (35 percent) of companies surveyed by the German Energy Agency (dena) say that Germany’s climate and energy policy targets are not ambitious enough, while especially larger companies (about 37 percent) consider the goals too ambitious. About one third of those surveyed said they used power produced from volatile sources. For large companies, the respective figure is close to 50 percent. dena has surveyed 286 German companies and presented the results by company size. 

Graph showing what German companies say about national climate and energy policy targets. Source - dena 2018.

Find the press release in German here, and the results in German in this presentation.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet What business thinks of the energy transition.

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