Press releases - Increasing investment activity in the field of renewable energy sources - Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)
Press release 337 / 2016-09-23: Increasing investment activity in the field of renewable energy sources
WIESBADEN - In 2014, enterprises in German industry (excluding construction) invested a total of 7.9 billion euros in tangible fixed assets for environmental protection which help to reduce, prevent or eliminate emissions or to use resources more carefully. This is 10.3% of all investments made. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that a share of 2.7 billion euros went into climate protection measures, with businesses investing more in the use of renewable energy sources. Investments in such measures rose by 14.0% to 1.6 billion euros year on year. The trend of the previous years thus continued.
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