It is a strategic imperative that environmental sustainability become a hallmark of European battery manufacturing and European e-mobility.
Industries / Energy & Environment
Business in environmental products and services is booming.
As the German government and car manufacturers try to get more electric vehicles on the road, massive efforts are being made to ensure that charging stations for these vehicles are plentiful, ubiquitous and fast.
Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier announced that he hopes to install the legal framework for establishing one or more new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Germany before the end of the summer.
The German government has stipulated that beginning in 2029 phosphorus must be recovered from wastewater and fed back into the economic cycle.
Germany will invest about the same amount as the next four countries in the ranking combined.
By 2020, Mercedes plans to have more than 130 models with electric drives (including transporters, buses and trucks), of which 10 will have purely electric drives.
Superseven offers many different packaging solutions, including bags, film, labels and pouches – all of which are free of harmful substances.
As part of its e-mobility offensive, Volkswagen announced that it will also help create the infrastructure needed for a large number of electric vehicles by becoming a supplier of power from renewable sources, such as hydroelectric and wind power plants, some of which it will operate itself.
Over the last 15 years, the share of renewable energy in Germany’s public net electricity generation – i.e., the electricity mix fed into the public power grid – rose from 8.5 percent to a record 40.4 percent, according to calculations from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE.