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The Energiewende – Germany’s gamble

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Germany has set itself a huge challenge in trying to move away from fossil fuels and abandon nuclear power, while remaining a major industrial power. This challenge to create an Energiewende – an energy turnaround or transformation – has ambitious targets. David Buchan argues that Germany is on track to meet only one of its three main targets (a one-third renewable share of electricity by 2020), and that the country will fail to reach the second target (to cut energy consumption by a fifth by...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publisher's website
Series:
OIES paper
Publication date:
2012-01-01
Paper number:
SP 26
ISBN:
9781907555527
Language:
English
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2015-03-02

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