For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Germany during that period was 8.27 percent with a minimum of 1.99 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 18.6 percent in 2020.
The latest value from 2020 is 18.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 194
countries is 31.71 percent.
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We show the alternative and nuclear energy use as percent of the total energy use in Germany. It consists of noncarbohydrate energy that does not produce carbon dioxide when generated and includes hydropower and nuclear, geothermal, and solar power.
Definition: Renewable energy consumption is the share of renewables energy in total final energy consumption.