|Author (Person)||Brunekreeft, Gert|
|Series Title||The Conversation|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Germany is well on its way towards having a predominantly green electricity supply. The transition from nuclear and fossil-fuel electricity to using renewables is happening faster than anyone had anticipated. This is a success, but there is a downside: it is hugely expensive.
The energy transition is an explicit policy goal in Germany, having been made a priority project by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. It has four strands: reducing CO2 emissions, improving energy efficiency, promoting renewable energy and the gradual phase-out of nuclear power.
|Countries / Regions||Germany|