Germany’s long-term goal is to become largely greenhouse gas-neutral by 2050 and to to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. The plan besides of setting sectoral targets, provides guidance for strategic decisions.

The main measures cited in the plan are related to energy efficiency and use of renewables, policies to curb over-fertilization, the phase out of coal-fired power plants by 2038 and to address GHG emissions from cars, HDV by increasing incentives to transportation using GHG-free fuels and/or alternative modals (rail, cycling).

Impact indicators:
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    Name: Share of renewables (%)
    Value: 87
    Base year: -
    Target year: 2035
    Comments: 87-100% by 2035, share of renewables in the energy mix