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Energy Profile: Germany 2012-2016

Date: 08 March 2013

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Executive Summary

The Verdantix Energy Profile of Germany provides an overview of Germany’s evolving energy landscape. This report informs the energy strategies of market participants including strategy leaders, heads of energy and CFOs. Verdantix assessed Germany’s change drivers such as energy balance, power generation mix, energy prices and key policy developments. This report forms part of a series of country profiles that shows the differing energy future in key territories across Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, Middle East and South America.


Germany Relies On Russia, Norway And The Netherlands For Oil And Gas
German Nuclear Phase Out Boosts Renewable Energy Generation
German Gas And Electricity Prices Are Among The Highest In Europe
Energy Concept Sets Out A Road Map For A Renewable Future


Figure 1. Primary Energy Consumption Maps To Economic Activity
Figure 2.
Coal Accounts For 46% Of Primary Energy Consumed For Electricity Generation
Figure 3.
Renewables To Account For 60% Of Installed Generating Capacity By 2022
Figure 4.
Industrial And Residential Utility Prices Will Continue To Rise
Figure 5.
Tax Rises Drive Electricity Price Increases
Figure 6.
Legislation, Policy, Incentives And Standards Shape Germany’s Energy Profile


BMW, E.ON, EnBW, European Association for Coal and Lignite, European Environment Agency, Eurostat, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Federal Network Agency, Federal Statistical Office of Germany, German Association of Energy and Water Industries, German Energy Agency, German Institute for Economic Research, Global Wind Energy Council, International Energy Agency, International Monetary Fund, KfW, RWE, Siemens, US Energy Information Administration, Vattenfall