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.
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The German transition to using renewable energy sources for residential heating continues apace.
Germany’s renowned Fraunhofer Institute has developed a process for recycling protective anti-Covid-19 masks.
Automotive icon Porsche is set to become the latest carmaker with battery production facilities in Germany.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.