Upper Austria - a leader in the clean energy transition

Upper Austria, one of Austria's nine regions with a population of 1.5 million, is a leader in the clean energy transition. This makes it an ideal location for this conference. Through significant increases in energy efficiency and renewable energy, greenhouse gas emissions from buildings were reduced by 39 % in 10 years.

60 % of all space heating and 31 % of the primary energy in Upper Austria already come from renewables.

  • 33 % of the primary energy is supplied by renewables
  • 39 % reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the buildings sector in the last decade
  • 2.8 billion Euro invested annually in renewable energies and energy efficiency



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