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28 Mar 2017

Germany re-enters top 20 on WEF’s Energy Architecture Performance Index

World Economic Forum

In the midst of its transition to low-carbon energy generation, Germany has re-entered the top 20 in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Energy Architecture Performance Index. The index examines the affordability, environmental sustainability, and security of national energy systems around the world and is typically dominated by smaller countries that find it "comparatively easier to enact changes in their energy systems", the WEF explained in a press release. Germany achieved rank 19 due its particularly good performance in electrification, the diversification of its domestic supply, and its energy security. It scored bad in terms of energy imports, nitrous oxide emissions as well as its CO2 emissions.

Find the press release in English here.

See the CLEW factsheet Germany’s energy consumption and power mix in charts.

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