Germany's Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan
The plan provides an overview of the country’s energy and climate policy as well as the current status of plans in these areas.
Several measures and strategies are implemented to address the five dimensions of the EU Energy Union :
1) Decarbonisation : implementation of the Climate Action Plan 2050 and the Climate Action Programme 2030, better regionalisation of growth of renewable energies, increase the consumption of self-generated electricity, subsidies for electrically powered vehicles (environmental bonus), etc;
2) Energy efficiency : energy efficiency strategy for buildings, tax incentives for energy-related building renovations, carbon pricing in the heating and transport sectors, etc;
3) Energy security : Act on the Security of the Electricity and Gas Supply, national preventive action and emergency plans for natural gas, etc;
4) Internal energy market : promote interconnectivity (regional cooperation), etc;
5) Research, innovation, competitiveness : greater involvement of start-ups, increased technology transfer, etc.
A reduction in primary energy consumption of 30%compared in 2030.
To increase the share of renewable energies in gross final energy consumption by 30% in 2030.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 % compared to 1990.