News Digest Item
13 Dec 2017

German industry meets energy efficiency target

Federal Ministry of Finance

German manufacturing businesses have reduced their energy use in line with government efficiency targets, the Federal Ministry of Finance says. A monitoring report by RWI- Rhineland-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research found that companies consumed 13.8 percent less energy in 2016 than a base value based on consumption between 2007 and 2012. As a result, companies will be given partial relief on their power and energy taxes.

Read the press release in German here.

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