They are calling it the “heat turnaround” in specialist circles, in a nod to Germany’s larger “energy turnaround.”
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The Dresden-based cleantech company Sunfire has developed an innovative, highly efficient technology to store and redistribute renewable energy – all while building on existing infrastructure.
German sportswear giant Adidas announced that it will only use recycled plastics by 2024.
Germany is getting closer to having its own terminal for liquid natural gas (LNG), which can be used for heating and power generation as well as for shipping and transport.
Coffee cups join Germany’s recycling culture.
According to the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW), solar, wind, hydro and biomass generated 118 billion kWh of electricity in the first half of 2018.
Beginning in 2019, a group of companies plans to convert former Berlin buses that are currently being used for tourists, switching out their diesel drives for electric ones
The Berlin-based startup GreenPack is now offering 48 V interchangeable batteries that can be charged and used in clusters for a range of vehicles and equipment (e.g., lawnmowers).
As far back as the 1970s, some of today’s global German brands began establishing themselves as a symbol for sustainability.