Germany: Share of clean energy

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 Germany

Alternative and nuclear energy, percent of total energy use

 Latest value 18.60
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 8.27
 Min - Max 1.99 - 18.60
 Source The World Bank
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. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Germany - Share of clean energy - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Germany - Share of clean energy - historical chart - 1990-2020




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.

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