News Digest Item
23 Sep 2016

“Increasing investment activity in the field of renewable energy sources”


Enterprises in German industry (excluding construction) invested 1.6 billion euros in measures to use renewable energies in 2014 - an increase of 14 percent compared to 2013, according to Germany's statistics agency Destatis. A total of 7.9 billion euros was invested in tangible fixed assets for environmental protection which help to reduce, prevent or eliminate emissions, or to use resources more carefully. This was 10.3% of all investments made, writes Destatis in a press release.

Find the press release in English here and a more detailed release in German here.

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