News Digest Item
16 Nov 2017

Germany’s primary energy consumption on the rise

Federal Statistical Office

Primary energy consumption in Germany has slightly increased since it reached an all-time low in 2014, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) says in a press release. Provisional figures indicate that primary energy consumption is on the rise but the statistics office adds that the figure was “frequently subject to substantial annual variations” contingent on the weather and economic growth. Germany’s primary energy consumption fell by 6.5 percent between 2008 and 2016.

Read the press release in English here.

See the CLEW article Germany’s energy use and emissions likely to rise yet again in 2017 and the CLEW factsheet Germany’s energy consumption and power mix in charts for more information.

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