{{ this.years[FYWD] }}
Now Showing: {{ this.years[this.y] }}
The percentage of electricity that is generated domestically from low-carbon sources.

Germany: 56.2% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 58

56.2% of the electricity in Germany is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by {{ source }} for the year {{ YEARS.getYear() }}. The primary low-carbon power source is Wind. Average emissions from electricity in Germany is 321.7 to 334.9 gCO2eq / kWh. This has been calculated using estimates from the Technology-specific Cost and Performance Parameters report from the IPCC.

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Germany

Years Change Main cause
2013 → 2020 39.1 → 56.2% Increase of Wind

Low-carbon power in Germany compared to selected regions

Power sources in Germany

Hide minor power sources

Blog

Sep 08, 2021
Misleading claims about renewable power generation share in Denmark

May 10, 2021
What can we learn about decarbonization from past experiences?

Jan 21, 2021
Why are we not talking about hydropower?

Low-Carbon Power.org on Twitter

@LowCarbonPower