Energy Consumption Drops to Historic Low Level — Significant Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic/Proportion of Fossil Fuels Declines

Berlin/Bergheim (Decem­ber 17, 2020) – In 2020, ener­gy con­sump­ti­on in Ger­ma­ny decreased by 8.7 per­cent when com­pared to the pre­vious year; with 11,691 peta­joules (PJ), or 398.8 mil­li­on tons of coal equi­va­lent (Mtce), it drop­ped to a his­to­ric low level. When com­pared to 2006, the year with the hig­hest ener­gy con­sump­ti­on so far in Ger­ma­ny […]