Germany’s Agricultural and Food Minister Julia Klöckner has set a goal of reducing food waste by half by the year 2030.
Location / Climate Protection
Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT have come up with a method of using renewable electricity to create synthetic fuel.
Germany’s federal government has said it wants to make the country leader in hydrogen energy.
The region of Lusatia in eastern Germany is one of the areas most affected by the country’s decision to phase out coal mining by 2038 at the latest. As part of a larger support package, a reference hydrogen storage power plant project will be funded in the region and tested under real-world conditions.
Berlin start-up Ubitricity, which was founded in 2008 has come up with a simple, cost-effective way of upgrading existing streetlights into power providers for EVs.
An electricity-free fridge
Volkswagen has said it aims to become the world’s leading producer of electric vehicles, and the German carmaker is off to a promising start.
Porsche teamed up with US aviation giant Boeing and is aiming to produce a workable vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi prototype by the end of 2020.
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.
Among the participants of the Automotive Summit 2019 were bosses of Germany’s leading carmakers and automotive companies. They agreed that the public and private sectors would split the costs for augmented subsidies of up to 6000 EUR for consumers who purchase electric vehicles.