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Source: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Geographical Area: Germany

Unit of measurement: Percentage

Comment: 2020 preliminary data.

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

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  • Renewable energy share in total final energy consumption
  • Renewable energy share in gross final energy consumption
Comparability with global metadata

The time series “Renewable energy share in total final energy consumption” is compliant with the global metadata. The time series “Renewable energy share in gross final energy consumption” provides additional information.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

By 2030, increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix

Indicator name

Renewable energy share in the total final energy consumption

Designated tier

Tier I

Custodian agency

International Energy Agency (IEA)
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
United Nations’ inter-agency mechanism on energy (UN Energy)
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

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