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Private households

On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the forsa Institute for Social Research and Statistical Analysis have been studying the energy consumption of private households in Germany for several years. They do so on the basis of a representative sample survey based on the forsa panel of approx. 10,000 households.

Project reports

Project report for 2009 - 2010
Project report for 2006 - 2008
Project report for 2005
Project report for 2003 (only in German)
Predecessor report for 2002 (by different researchers)

Commerce, trade, services

On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, the Chair of Energy Economy and Application Technology at Technische Universität München and GfK Marketing Services GmbH & Co. KG have been studying energy consumption by commerce, trade and services in Germany for several years. They do so on the basis of a representative sample survey of approx. 2,000 places of work.

Project reports

Project report for 2011 - 2013 (only in German)
Project report for 2007 - 2010
Project report for 2004 - 2006
Project report for 2001