Energy

Energy policy

Economic efficiency, security of supply and environmental compatibility: these are the central aims of German energy policy. In Germany, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has the lead responsibility for the formulation and implementation of energy policy.

Energy Reforms

On the basis of the 2010 Energy Concept, the Government launched the energy reforms for more renewables and energy efficiency in summer 2011.

Climate Technology Cooperation

In 2010, the UN established a Technology Mechanism. The transfer of climate technologies is coordinated by ministries, businesses and researchers.

Renewable Energies Export Initiative

The Renewable Energies Export Initiative aims to combat climate change by stimulating the acceptance and use of renewable energy in other countries.

Energy Efficiency Export Initiative

More than ever, prosperity and competitiveness depend on the ability to use energy more efficiently - not just in Germany, but all around the world.

Energy

Further information

Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany is an online resource offering up-to-date and reliable information about all aspects of modern life in Germany - be it business, culture, or politics.