Cottbus to Get Germany’s Largest Floating PV Facility

The eastern German city of Cottbus near the Polish border has approved a proposal to construct a 21-megawatt-peak floating solar electricity production site. It will be the largest facility of its kind in the country.

Siemens Gamesa Builds World Record Wind Turbine

Spanish-German company Siemens has constructed a prototype wind turbine that could redefine the standards for wind electricity generation.

EV Charging Infrastructure: Germany Issues New “Masterplan”

The German Minister of Digital and Transportation (BMDV) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) have drawn up a new “masterplan” to further encourage electro-mobility on Germany’s roads.

2023 Reusability Rules Mean Business Opportunities in Germany

Changes to the law at the start of the New Year, providers of to-go food – caterers, delivery services and restaurants – will be required to offer reusable packages. It’s one of many rules intended to cut down on plastic and other harmful waste.

“Closer German Canadian Cooperation is a No-Brainer“

At the end of August, Canada and Germany concluded a major agreement that will see German companies importing Canadian-produced green hydrogen. Germany Trade & Invest Director Canada Daniel Lenkeit talks about what’s in the deal for both sides.

Unprecedented Hydrogen Train Service Commences in Northern Germany

The northern German regional state of Lower Saxony is home to a world first: a completely hydrogen-driven passenger rail service.

Three-Quarters of German Homes are Heat-Pump-Compatible

A new study has found that 75 percent of residential buildings in Germany are capable of using one form or another of heat-pump technology.

Eastern Germany Gets New Water Quality Test Platform

Renowned German research institution Fraunhofer Society is establishing Europe’s first testing and innovation center at an industrial water treatment plant.

Netherlands, Germany Launch Joint Green Hydrogen Initiative

Two Northern European neighbors are coming together to accelerate the scale-up of the new hydrogen economy.

Germany to Get World Record Electricity “Grid Booster”

Erlangen company Fluence Energy and TransnetBW, the transmission system operator in the regional state of Baden-Württemberg, have announced the start of work on 250 megawatt battery-based energy storage-as-transmission project.