Regional train authority SFBW has purchased 20 Siemens Mobility hybrid-battery trains for use in the southern German state of Baden-Württemberg.
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Germany is building the world’s first-ever hydrogen fueling station for passenger trains. Work on the facility in the northern town of Bremervörde is set to commence in September.
On July 23, the Ministry of Economic affair and Energy’s Digital Hub Initiative – together Dutch group The Next Web – hosted its first-ever “Start-Up Games.” The event saw innovative fledgling businesses pitching ideas to international investors. And the winner was Hamburg’s Breeze Technologies.
One source of the plastic waste that is increasingly endangering the environment, particularly in the world’s oceans, are detergent and cleaning solvent containers. German company Ecotab is trying to do something about that.
Markets Germany had the chance to put a number of questions about hydrogen to Armin Schnettler, CEO of New Energy Business at Siemens Energy, who sees bright things ahead for H2 in Germany and elsewhere.
The German Energy Ardency (dena), supported by the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, has launched a new initiative aimed at boosting start-ups working toward Germany’s intended transition to clean sources of power and mobility.
This spring, the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety published a catalogue of 70 measures it touted as the world’s first-ever digital-environmental agenda.
The German government is investing more than EUR 1.5 billion in battery cell research and production – a key element in the country’s planned transition to clean energy and mobility.
International consortium norsk e-fuel, which includes Dresden company Sunfire, is set to commence construction on a facility to produce green hydrogen fuel on an industrial scale.
The country’s governing cabinet has agreed a plan aimed at massively increasing environmentally produced “green hydrogen” energy both domestically and abroad.