20 Jul '14, 11pm

Germany tops global energy efficiency league table

It may not command the same level of celebration as its football World Cup victory, but Germany was last week named the most energy-efficient country in the world as part a major new report. The second annual league table from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) confirmed that Germany has been ranked the world's most energy-efficient economy, ahead of Italy, the European Union as a whole, China and France. The UK came in joint sixth place, alongside Japan, while the US was ranked 13th and Mexico came in last in the assessment of 16 major economies. FURTHER READING DECC report reveals how renewables investment is dominating the energy market Closing in on a circular economy – lessons from Scotland and Wales "We are very pleased that Germany ranks first in ACEEE's analysis of energy efficiency efforts among the world's 16 largest economies," said Dr ...

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