Hydrogen Firm Aims to Build First Gigaplant in Germany

Dresden’s Sunfire has big plans for H2 in the eastern German city. The third-largest hydrogen technology company in the country has just raised EUR 109 million to fund a 500 megawatt production facility to be finished by 2023.

Solar Company Enpal Becomes Germany’s First “Green Unicorn”

A whopping EUR 250 million financing round has taken Berlin-based solar energy provider Enpal over the EUR one billion mark in value. That massive haul came on top of another EUR 100 million round this spring.

Hydrogen Electrolyzer Maker Enapter Wins Earthshot Award

Thai-Italian-German company Enapter has been given the “Fix our Climate” Award of the Earthshot Prizes, created by Britain’s Prince William. The award was made for Enapter’s modular AEM electrolyzer, which produces hydrogen for a variety of applications, including private homes.

Indian Multi-Billionaire Invests Big in German Solar Technology

Mukesh Ambani, known as the richest person in Asia, is putting up EUR 25 million of a EUR 39-million-total financing round for German company NexWafe.

Canada’s Rock Tech Lithium Plans Huge Facility in Germany

Vancouver Rock Tech Lithium has announced its intention to construct a EUR 470 million production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide for electric vehicles in the town of Guben in eastern German regional state of Brandenburg.

German Developmental Bank Puts Environmental Investment Needs at 5 Trillion

It will cost EUR 5 trillion for Germany to achieve its stated goal of becoming climate neutral by the year 2045 – that’s the conclusion reached by German state developmental bank KfW in a new study.

Germany’s Parts Crucial to Tesla‘s Cars

A new study carried out by the Dortmund University of Applied Arts and Sciences for business newspaper Handelsblatt shows that around one-third of the 3000 components of the Tesla Model 3 are made by German companies.

Germany Invests 30 Million in Recycling AI

Between now and 2025, the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is to put EUR 30 million into artificial intelligence innovations in plastics recycling.

Germany Publishes Guidelines for International Green Hydrogen Funding

The German government has set the criteria for awarding EUR 350 million up for grabs between now and the end of 2024 for green hydrogen projects outside the country.

Dresden University Builds Giant Flywheel Energy Storage

The Technical University of Dresden hopes that bigger will not only be better but also point down a new path for the future.