Focus Germany

GIS’s Focus Germany series examines key issues facing the European Union’s most crucial member and the continent’s economic powerhouse.

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Germany’s gross electricity generation by type of fuel, 2008-2017

Focus Germany: Balancing the Energiewende

Despite recent failures, the German government is more determined than ever to implement its renewable energy goals, which are much more stringent than those set by the EU. An increase in renewable energy sources will mitigate reliance on foreign energy imports, but Berlin will have to strike a difficult balance between cleaner energy and economic growth.

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