In an effort to fight against plastic waste as well as to positively respond to glowing global criticism of the plastics value chain, over two dozen companies launched the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW).
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As a sign of a greener future, the world’s first cruise ship to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) departed on its maiden voyage.
GTAI places three issues at the center of its acitivities.
Cheap, clean water for far-flung places.
At the end of last year, Germany’s first solar bicycle path was inaugurated in Erftstadt, a town about 20 kilometers southwest of Cologne.
“Why buy your electricity when you can generate your own?” is a question that the Hamburg-based startup Enyway would like German consumers to ask themselves.
At the end of last year, the network was proud to announce that it had reached the milestone of 200 such networks, which include a total of more than 1,800 companies and 22 industry networks.
Over the past three years, four Fraunhofer institutes have been working together as part of a EUR 3.3 million project to find innovative ways to recycle waste construction material while also responding to shortages in construction materials.
The huge battery complex has a storage capacity of up to 25MWh.
They are calling it the “heat turnaround” in specialist circles, in a nod to Germany’s larger “energy turnaround.”