German-Swedish “Carbon Farming“

The German subsidiary of American farming company Indigo Agriculture has teamed up with Sweden’s Wasa, the world’s largest crispbread producer, for a three-year pilot project aimed at developing organic farming methods that bind carbon dioxide in the soil while minimizing the need for pesticides and artificial fertilizers.

Germany Sets New Renewables Home Heating Record

The German transition to using renewable energy sources for residential heating continues apace.

Recycling Loop for Corona Masks

Germany’s renowned Fraunhofer Institute has developed a process for recycling protective anti-Covid-19 masks.

Porsche to Produce Batteries in Germany

Automotive icon Porsche is set to become the latest carmaker with battery production facilities in Germany.

E-Mobility in Berlin Public Transport Creates Opportunities

Berlin is one of many German metropolitan areas that is converting to electric busses – by 2030 the capital intends to have its entire fleet, projected to encompass 1600 to 1800 vehicles, be emissions-free.

Germany Puts €900 Million into H2 Foundation by Industrial Heavyweights

The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is allocating nearly a billion euros to the H2 Global Foundation, a body set up by sixteen major players in German industry including Siemens Energy, Linde, Nordex and ThyssenKrupp.

Germany Selects 62 Hydrogen Projects For €8 Billion Fund

The Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the Ministry of Transportation and Digital Infrastructure have announced the names of more than 60 initiatives that will received support as part of Germany’s National Hydrogen Strategy.

Norway and Germany Open World’s Longest Electricity Connection

After three years of construction, Norway and Germany have inaugurated NordLink, a 623-kilometer “direct current highway” between the two countries. The undersea cable connection is the longest in the world.

Construction Underway on Three German H2 Pilot Facilities

A consortium of three institutes of Germany’s renowned Fraunhofer Society is building a series of pilot facilities covering the entire process of producing green hydrogen with wind-generated electricity.

Legal Reform Drives Growth in German Residential PV

Residential solar units have been given a dramatic boost by an increase to exemptions from levies under Germany’s Renewable Energy Act. That’s according to an analysis by market research company EUPD.