In contrast to German government forecasts for a slight reduction in electricity consumption by 2030, experts from the University of Cologne’s EWI research institute say they expect to see a 26% increase thanks to more electric cars, heat pumps and hydrogen production.
While renewable power generation is set to increase almost two-fold between 2018 and 2030, EWI calculates it would still only be enough to provide 46% of Germany’s demand.
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