The German Energiewende Book

European perspectives

The Energiewende is no longer a purely German phenomenon, but has implications across its borders.

All over Europe, many more and different energy transitions are already happening. What role does energy play in the European Union’s policy-making? What do other Member States do to decarbonize their energy system, and what internal and external challenges do they meet? And is there a chance to overcome these challenges by more European cooperation?

The following texts and country profiles attempt to provide a better insight into the energy transition activities in Europe.