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1 2015 Exhibits Slight Increase in Energy Consumption Status Report on Energy Consumption in 2015 / Natural Gas and Renewables Grow Berlin/Köln (April 22, 2016) - Energy consumption in Germany peaked at 13,306 petajoules (PJ), or million tons of coal equivalent (Mtce), in 2015 and, thus, was about one percent above the previous year s level. This increase is primarily due to the weather, which was slightly cooler than the much milder previous year, and the associated higher demand for heating energy explained the Energiebilanzen (AG Energiebilanzen) - Working Group on Energy Balances (Energy Balances Group) when it presented its report on the development of energy consumption in Germany. According to calculations of the AG Energiebilanzen, the positive economic development as well as the growth in population also led to an increase in energy consumption which was, though, almost compensated by gains in energy efficiency. Without the contributory factor of the cooler weather conditions, energy consumption would have actually decreased by 0.4 %, announced the AG Energiebilanzen. The AG Energiebilanzen assumes that CO 2 emissions will probably only increase slightly compared to last year due to the weather because the growth in consumption was primarily attributable to low-emission or emission-free energy carriers while the consumption of hard coal and lignite declined. Divergent Development among Individual Energy Carriers In 2015, mineral oil consumption remained essentially unchanged at the same level as in the previous year and amounted to 4,511 PJ or Mtce. While the consumption of diesel fuel increased significantly due to higher demand from the transportation and construction sectors, gasoline exhibited a slight decrease because of the declining number of vehicles with gasoline engines. Sales of aviation fuels were on par with last year. Sales of light fuel oil did not increase because consumers met their increased demand primarily from existing oil stocks. Natural gas consumption increased by 5 percent to 2,812 PJ or 95.9 Mtce. The main reason were the cooler weather conditions during the first half of the year compared to the very mild previous year and the associated increased use of natural gas for heating purposes. The weather conditions during the fourth quarter were once again very mild which dampened the growth, though, considerably. Consumption of hard coal dropped slightly to 1,691 PJ or 57.7 Mtce in About two thirds of the entire consumption of hard coal in Germany is used for power generation. The use of hard coal decreased slightly despite a general increase in power consumption and very low prices for hard coal on the global market. Sales to the iron and steel industries were at the same level as last year.

2 In 2015, the consumption of lignite stayed slightly below last year s value and reached 1,567iPJ or 53.5 Mtce. About 90 percent of the production was used in power plants to generate electricity and heat. With about 155 terawatt hours (TWh), power generation from lignite stayed also at the same level as last year. Nuclear energy decreased by about 6 percent which is attributable to the decommissioning of the Grafenrheinfeld nuclear power plant in mid Renewable energies increased their contribution in sum total by about 10 percent to 1,669iPJ or 56.9 Mtce. While electricity production from biomass increased by around 2 percent, the contribution of hydropower (excluding pumped storage) dropped slightly. Onshore and offshore wind power exhibited an increase of more than 50 percent compared to the previous year. Solar energy s (photovoltaics and solar thermal energy) contribution grew by 7 percent. Biofuels recorded a decrease of 6 percent. The export surplus of electricity increased significantly. The remaining energy carriers, primarily residential and industrial waste, increased by about 2 percent. In 2015, domestic energy production increased by 1.6 % to 4,131 PJ or Mtce. While renewable energy sources continued to increase their contribution to domestic energy production, domestic hard coal and natural gas production decreased. More than 80 percent of domestic energy production comes from renewable energy sources and lignite. All told, domestic energy production was able to meet 31 percent of the entire consumption last year. In addition to precise data of the trends in consumption, the Annual Report of the AG Energiebilanzen also provides detailed information on the consumption after its adjustment to the temperature effect, energy efficiency, the share of imports, domestic production, price trends as well as an initial estimate of the energy-related CO 2 emissions. The Annual Report is, thus, an important source of data and a basis for monitoring the Federal Government s mandated Energy Turnaround. Information for editorial departments: The complete report on the primary energy consumption trends in 2015 is now available for downloading at the following website:

3 Energy Consumption 2015 Slightly above the Previous Year Progress of Primary Consumption 2015 in Germany Changes in Percent - Total 13,306 PJ or Mtce 10 AG % % % % % % % Percent Mineral Oil Natural Gas Hardcoal Lignite Nuclear Power Renewables Total Berlin/Cologne - According to preliminary calculations made by the AG Energiebilanzen, energy consumption in Germany amounted to 13,306 petajoules (PJ) or 454 million tons of coal equivalent (Mtce) in 2015 which was 1.1 percent higher than previous year. Source: Energiebilanzen

4 Well Balanced Energy Mix Proportion of Energy Sources of the Primary Energy Consumption 2015 in Germany - Total Volume 13,306 PJ or 454 Mtce Proportion in Percent (Previous-Year in Parentheses) Others Including Balance Exchange of Power 0.4 (0.8) % Renewables 12.5 (11.5) % AG Mineral Oil 33.9 (34.3) % Nuclear Energy 7.5 (8.1) % Lignite 11.8 (11.9) % Hard Coal 12.7 (12.9) % Natural Gas 21.1 (20.4) % Source: Energiebilanzen

5 Primary Energy Consumption in Germany in Petajoules (PJ) 15,500 15,000 PJ AG 14,500 14,000 14,269 14,401 14,558 14,217 13,882 13,500 13,306 13,000 13,157 12,500 12, Berlin/Cologne - Energy consumption in Germany increased moderately in The slightly cooler weather had the greatest impact on this increase. When compared to previous years, overall consumption was at a low level. Source: Energiebilanzen

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