Coffee cups join Germany’s recycling culture.
Industries / Energy & Environment
According to the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW), solar, wind, hydro and biomass generated 118 billion kWh of electricity in the first half of 2018.
Beginning in 2019, a group of companies plans to convert former Berlin buses that are currently being used for tourists, switching out their diesel drives for electric ones
The Berlin-based startup GreenPack is now offering 48 V interchangeable batteries that can be charged and used in clusters for a range of vehicles and equipment (e.g., lawnmowers).
As far back as the 1970s, some of today’s global German brands began establishing themselves as a symbol for sustainability.
The green hydrogen economy in Eastern Germany is a key element in Germany’s plan to transition to renewable energy sources by 2020. The HYPOS cluster demonstrates how hydrogen can be a safe, cost-effective and widely-used energy carrier.
Germany will not be able to meet its climate targets by increasing renewable energy production alone: energy efficiency must also be progressed. The drive towards greener buildings is creating numerous opportunities in the construction and HVAC sectors.
The Hamburg-based startup Resourcify GmbH advances digitalization in the recycling and waste-management sectors.
The “EnspireME” battery will supply reserve capacity to the European electricity grid to guarantee its 50-hertz frequency.
How private homeowners with solar panels save money.