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Renewable Energy Sources Act
Description/achievement of initiative

Source: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany


The Renewable Energy Sources Act in Germany is an important driver and the most successful instrument for the expansion of renewable energies. It obliges grid operators to give priority to the purchase of electricity from renewable energies. Since 2009, the Renewable Energies Heat Act has also been promoting the increased use of heat from renewable energy sources.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Progress reports
Goal 8

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2000
Partners
Countries
Contact information
United Nations