Converting Telephone Booths to Charging Stations

The stations will be housed in some of the roughly 20,000 telephone columns and booths as well as gray cable distribution boxes, which have grown less necessary as consumers increasingly migrate to mobile telephony.

First Solar Bicycle Path in Germany

At the end of last year, Germany’s first solar bicycle path was inaugurated in Erftstadt, a town about 20 kilometers southwest of Cologne.

Chain of Trust

Germany is one of the most important players on the burgeoning international blockchain scene.

The Crypto Evangelist

Energy consultant Strüker believes big energy companies can build scalable, new business models on an open blockchain.

Block by Block

Hansebloc is the brainchild of a handful of logistics and IT companies based in Hamburg. They started out on a mission to see how blockchain technology could improve efficiency in logistics and are now looking for foreign collaborators.

Green Electricity at Purchase Price

“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.

Volkswagen Goes Electric

The Group plans to invest about EUR 44 billion – or about 1/3 of total expenditures – in e-mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services and digitalization by 2023.

3D Geodata

Having up-to-date, high-resolution, high-precision and 3D geodata is crucial in a lot of industries.

Energy Efficiency Network

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.

Innovative Recycling of Construction Waste

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.