energy policy

German energy transition

Germany has drawn a lot of attention for the Energiewende - the aim to switch to a renewable energy economy, phase out nuclear power and leave fossil fuels behind. But what exactly is the German energy transition: How does it works and what challenges lay ahead? Please explore the special multilingual web dossier with a comprehensive report, glossary, interactive blog, mediabox. This website is intended to provide facts and explain the politics and policies to an international audience (available in seven languages, inc. Polish). The report highlights the effects of the Energiewende on the German economy, environment and society and addresses the most important questions.