Renewable energies are planned to cover a total of 65 percent of Germany’s gross electricity consumption in 2030. Germany is unlikely to reach this target, shows an analysis by the Institute of Energy Economics (EWI).
The Expert Council on Climate Issues has reviewed and assessed the Federal Environment Agency’s estimate of Germany’s 2020 emissions data. EWI Director Prof. Dr. Marc Oliver Bettzüge is part of the five-member panel.
The electricity system in Germany is undergoing structural change. Decentralized energy systems gain in importance. The Institute of Energy Economics (EWI) analyses the benefits of local electricity markets.