Photovoltaic panels soaking up the sun’s rays are a phenomenon we usually associate with land. But floating facilities are becoming a trend in both Europe and Germany.
Industries / Energy & Environment
German shipping colossus Hapag-Lloyd placed a EUR 6 billion order for six ultra large container vessels (UCLVs) from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The massive ships are the equivalent of four football fields long and can transport over 23,000 containers.
Germany’s Association of Heat Pumps (bwp) says that a record 120,000 of the energy-efficient devices were installed in the country in 2020. That represents not only a new record but an annual growth rate of a whopping 40 percent.
The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has issued a call for draft project submissions for state subsidies in the area of hydrogen technologies and systems.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Saarland impresses: Chinese high-tech company invests up to two billion euros.
China Logistics is investing Euro 100 Mio in JadeWeserPort; Titan Wind Energy acquires production facilities in Cuxhaven and moves into the offshore foundations market.