Allgäu (Germany)

The region in numbers

Number of residents:   650 000
Area size (km²):                              4 600
Employed people (2010):           220 369
Gross domestic product (GDP) in Mio. € (2009):               18 294

Energy demand:
Regional final energy demand: 22.1 TWh
– Household:    26 %
– Transportation:  30 %
– Economy: 44 %

Electricity:
38 % of the electricity used in Allgäu is produced by renewable sources in the region:
– 45 Wind turbines:  2 %
– 8 Sewage gas or waste plants and 302 biomass plants: 9 %
– 321 Hydro power plants: 12 %
– 25 768 Photovoltaic systems (grid connected): 16 %

Heat:
20 % of the heat used in Allgäu is produced by renewable sources in the region:
– 28 District heating systems

 

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