Germany Welcomes Tesla Gigafactory to Berlin-Brandenburg Location

Political and business leaders have hailed Elon Musk’s announcement that EV giant Tesla will build its European plant just outside Berlin.

New EV and Hybrid Registrations Way Up in Germany in 2019

Number of new German registrations for electric and hybrid vehicles increased dramatically last year.

Reycling Wind Turbines: Taking Germany’s Energy Transition to a Logical Conclusion

Owing to the great diversity of turbine types and location, tailor-made procedures will be required for scrapping and recycling the turbines. Because different sorts of turbines are made from different materials, various regulations will apply.

Green Energy Transition

More than 60 percent of German households would like to increase their use of renewable energy or even produce it themselves – that’s the finding of a survey of some 4000 households carried out by the government-owned business and development bank KfW.

New Stone Age Technology

On the front of the rather nondescript square concrete building in Hamburg are the words “Welcome to the new Stone Age.” But the new electro-thermic (ETES) energy storage facility, which is being tested by Siemens Gamesa, is very much about the future, not the past.

Germany Invests Hundreds of Millions in Green Hydrogen

Germany is putting its money where its mouth is in terms of hydrogen-based energy technology. Economic Affairs and Energy Minister Peter Altmaier has promised to make Germany the “world number one,” and three German ministries are pumping hundreds of millions of euros into programs toward that end.

Recycling CO2

When environmentalists talk about carbon dioxide, it’s most about how to reduce it. But what if the greenhouse gas could be recycled into something beneficial?

Greening the Future

The German energy market is undergoing radical change in line with the government’s initiative to transition to sustainable energy. The electricity infrastructure is expanding rapidly, generating numerous opportunities for foreign suppliers.

No-Subsidy Solar

Power company ENBW has announced the construction of what will be Germany’s largest solar energy park. What’s more, the firm is doing this without any help at all from state subsidies.