More than half (50.5 percent) of all the net power generated in Germany last year came from wind, solar and other clean sources. That’s according to final 2020 figures from the renowned Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE).
2020 was the year Germany went all in on hydrogen as a key to its transition to the clean energy of future. We spoke with the German government’s commissioner for green hydrogen, Stefan Kaufmann, about where Germany is coming from and where it’s headed.
Additive manufacturing – aka 3D printing – has the potential to revolutionize the way things are made. It’s a hugely growing sector around the world, nowhere more so than in Europe’s industrial powerhouse Germany. Check out our new video to add layers to your understanding of this crucial market.
Medical products „Made in Germany“ are used worldwide. In the corona crisis, German medtech companies have proven that the industry is able to react very quickly to extraordinary situations and meet global requirements at short notice. The German government is strengthening this innovative power through targeted stimulus. Watch our video to learn more.
Düsseldorf cleantech start-up poligy has come up with a solution for harvesting waste heat and converting it into electricity.
One of Germany’s most exciting unmanned aviation (vulgo: drone) start-ups, Wingcopter, has really taken off in 2020.
One of the lessons we should learn for the post-corona era is that outbreaks of disease and even pandemics go hand in hand with increased destruction of nature.
According to calculations made by two of Germany’s leading energy groups, wind, solar, biomass and other regenerative energy sources will cover more than 46 percent of the country’s energy needs in 2020.
The two leading German biotech companies producing vaccines against Covid-19 have both reached important milestones.
The German capital isn’t always known for punctuality, but it has beaten a main target for reducing CO2 emissions in terms of both time and quantity.