Power generation from renewable sources is rising in Germany, but coal still accounts for a large share of the country’s electricity mix.
Electricity production in Germany (%)
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Around 37% of Germany’s electricity was produced from coal in 2017, according to the country’s Federal Statistical Office. This is a marked fall from 1990, when lignite and hard coal accounted for 57% of the country’s power.