2020 Saw Significant Solar Rise in Germany

Last year saw some 25 percent more solar panels mounted on German rooftops than in 2019 – that’s according to the German Solar Industry Association (BSW).

Germany Goes Whole Hog on Hydrogen

The German government sees hydrogen technology as the key to the country’s clean energy future. It’s investing billions of euros in the sector. Germany aims to become the “world number one” in clean hydrogen energy technology – with the government investing €9bn. Our new video looks at how international businesses can get involved in German environmental H2.

German Ministry Funds Three Massive Green H2 Projects

Germany’s Ministry of Education and Research has announced it will be investing EUR 700 million in three major green hydrogen projects. The funds will be allocated by 2025.

Sustainable Biochemicals in Germany’s East

Finnish forest industry company UPM has begun construction a one-of-a-kind bio-refinery in the city of Leuna in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Top Investment 2020 in Saarland

Saarland impresses: Chinese high-tech company invests up to two billion euros.

Top Investments 2020 in Niedersachsen

China Logistics is investing Euro 100 Mio in JadeWeserPort; Titan Wind Energy acquires production facilities in Cuxhaven and moves into the offshore foundations market.

Germany Breaks 50 Percent Net Renewable Electricity Mark

More than half (50.5 percent) of all the net power generated in Germany last year came from wind, solar and other clean sources. That’s according to final 2020 figures from the renowned Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE).

Green Hydrogen and Germany’s Energy Future

2020 was the year Germany went all in on hydrogen as a key to its transition to the clean energy of future. We spoke with the German government’s commissioner for green hydrogen, Stefan Kaufmann, about where Germany is coming from and where it’s headed.

Waste Heat 2 Power

Düsseldorf cleantech start-up poligy has come up with a solution for harvesting waste heat and converting it into electricity.

Biodiversity and Zoonoses: German Efforts to Prevent the Next Pandemic

One of the lessons we should learn for the post-corona era is that outbreaks of disease and even pandemics go hand in hand with increased destruction of nature.