Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Germany uses strong financial incentives through subsidies and loans to reduce energy consumption as well as encourages the usage of renewable energy.
Source: UNEP, 2008, Green Jobs: Towards decent work in a sustainable, low-carbon world

"Germany has adopted a range of successful policies that eliminates barriers to renewable energy development. Especially Low-interest loans (some offered through the country's 100,000 Solar Roofs program) help overcome the obstacle of high initial capital costs. "

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Deliverables
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 8
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: germany
Date of completion: 2010
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
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Documents
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