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Three sectors contributing to the fall in GHG emissions

Three sectors contributing to the fall in GHG emissions

Initial estimates suggest that greenhouse gas emissions continued to fall in Germany in 2018. According to these estimates, GHG emissions decreased by 31% compared with 1990 levels. Which sector has contributed how much to this result? And what are Germany and the EU aiming to do to further reduce emissions in the future? Find out more

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Solar energy

The sunny side of the energy transition

Germany is a global leader in technology for the energy transition. In order to make the energy transition a success, transitioning to renewable heat generation is key. Here, solar thermal energy plays a crucial role and Germany has been conducting cutting-edge research in this area for more than 25 years. Find out more

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What exactly is the plan approval procedure?

Gimme five! What happens in the fifth and final step in transmission grid planning, and who has a say in it? Read on to find out more. Find out more

Director-General of IRENA Francesco La Camera during his presentation of the study entitled ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2019’.

Quote of the week

"Beyond climate goals, governments are prioritising renewables as a driver of low-carbon economic growth in recognition of the numerous employment opportunities created by the transition to renewables."

Director-General of IRENA Francesco La Camera during his presentation of the study entitled ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2019’.

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What the press say

Today in our press review: figures on the number of jobs created in renewable energy. Find out more

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