Energy Consumption Increases Slightly in 2017 – Coal Decreases / Oil and Gas Increase / Renewables on the Upswing

Berlin/Bergheim (December 21, 2017) – In 2017, Germany’s energy consumption amounted to a total of 13,525 petajoules (PJ), or 461.5 million tons of coal equivalent (Mtce); it was, thus, 0.8 percent higher than the previous year. According to preliminary calculations conducted by the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Energiebilanzen (AG Energiebilanzen) – Working Group on Energy Balances (Energy Balances […]