German shipping colossus Hapag-Lloyd placed a EUR 6 billion order for six ultra large container vessels (UCLVs) from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. The massive ships are the equivalent of four football fields long and can transport over 23,000 containers.
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Germany’s Association of Heat Pumps (bwp) says that a record 120,000 of the energy-efficient devices were installed in the country in 2020. That represents not only a new record but an annual growth rate of a whopping 40 percent.
The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has issued a call for draft project submissions for state subsidies in the area of hydrogen technologies and systems.
The German government sees hydrogen technology as the key to the country’s clean energy future. It’s investing billions of euros in the sector. Germany aims to become the “world number one” in clean hydrogen energy technology – with the government investing €9bn. Our new video looks at how international businesses can get involved in German environmental H2.
Finnish forest industry company UPM has begun construction a one-of-a-kind bio-refinery in the city of Leuna in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.
More than half (50.5 percent) of all the net power generated in Germany last year came from wind, solar and other clean sources. That’s according to final 2020 figures from the renowned Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System (ISE).
Throughout 2020, this website featured more than 350 articles and videos about Germany as a business and high-tech location. Below is a list so that you can catch up on anything you might have missed.
Düsseldorf cleantech start-up poligy has come up with a solution for harvesting waste heat and converting it into electricity.
According to calculations made by two of Germany’s leading energy groups, wind, solar, biomass and other regenerative energy sources will cover more than 46 percent of the country’s energy needs in 2020.
The German capital isn’t always known for punctuality, but it has beaten a main target for reducing CO2 emissions in terms of both time and quantity.