Energy Consumption Increases in 2016 – Natural Gas on the Upswing/Slightly More Renewables/Less Coal an Nuclear Power

Berlin/Cologne (December 20, 2016) – In 2016, energy consumption in Germany peaked at 13,427 petajoules (PJ), or 458.2 million tons of coal equivalent (Mtce). This equals an increase of 1.6 percent compared to the previous year. According to calculations and surveys conducted by the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Energiebilanzen (AG Energiebilanzen) – Working Group on Energy Balances (Energy […]

2015 Exhibits Slight Increase in Energy Consumption Status Report on Energy Consumption in 2015 / Natural Gas and Renewables Grow

Berlin/Köln (April 22, 2016) – Energy consumption in Germany peaked at 13,306 petajoules (PJ), or 454.0 million tons of coal equivalent (Mtce), in 2015 and, thus, was about one percent above the previous year’s level. This increase is primarily due to the weather, which was slightly cooler than the much milder previous year, and the […]