Substantial Drop in Energy Consumption in 2018 – Lowest Consumption since the Early 1970s / Reduced CO₂ Emissions

Berlin/Bergheim (December 19, 2018) – Germany’s energy consumption decreased substantially in 2018. According to calculations conducted by the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Energiebilanzen (AG Energiebilanzen) – Working Group on Energy Balances (Energy Balances Group), consumption dropped by 5 percent to 12,900 petajoules (PJ), or 440.2 million tons of coal equivalent (Mtce), when compared to the previous year. Energy […]