Geothermal Energy: “Heat Turnaround”

They are calling it the “heat turnaround” in specialist circles, in a nod to Germany’s larger “energy turnaround.”

Charging 10 Times Faster

Researchers at the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK) in Jülich reported that a new phosphate compound enables solid-state batteries to be fully charged in less than an hour – or 10 times faster than before.

Innovative Power Generator

An innovative new mobile power generator might help make the air in maritime ports cleaner.

Global Alliance Power Fuels

The German Energy Agency (Dena) launched the Global Alliance Power Fuels together with partners from industry, including big names like Audi, Bosch and Siemens.

From Green Power to Green Fuel

The Dresden-based cleantech company Sunfire has developed an innovative, highly efficient technology to store and redistribute renewable energy – all while building on existing infrastructure.

Rubber from Dandelions

Automotive components maker Continental plans to start production of tires made from dandelion rubber in its research and testing facility in the northeastern German town of Anklam.

Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) in Germany

Germany is getting closer to having its own terminal for liquid natural gas (LNG), which can be used for heating and power generation as well as for shipping and transport.

Eco-Friendly Logistics Center

Trans-o-flex, an express courier service that specializes in transporting pharmaceuticals and other high-end temperature-sensitive goods is investing around EUR 17 million to build a consolidated high-tech logistics center and e-vehicle charging station.

The Green Economy : in the Wings of the Franco-German Cooperation