Three-Quarters of German Homes are Heat-Pump-Compatible

A new study has found that 75 percent of residential buildings in Germany are capable of using one form or another of heat-pump technology.

Eastern Germany Gets New Water Quality Test Platform

Renowned German research institution Fraunhofer Society is establishing Europe’s first testing and innovation center at an industrial water treatment plant.

Netherlands, Germany Launch Joint Green Hydrogen Initiative

Two Northern European neighbors are coming together to accelerate the scale-up of the new hydrogen economy.

Billions for Research Centers in Germany’s Coal-Producing Regions

With Germany phasing out coal-based power , alternative opportunities and sectors are opening up in the country’s traditional mining areas.

German Researchers Develop “Circular“ Food Transport Packaging

German R&D powerhouse the Fraunhofer Society have come up with a new form of bio-based polylactide (PLA) particle foams for food shipping containers.

Power Company Leag to Build Germany’s Largest Renewable Energy Center

Leag, which previously specialized in coal, says it will convert 33,000 hectares of strip-mine land in the eastern region of Lusatia into a gigantic site for wind parks and solar farms.

Germany Sets Yearly Solar Power Record After Less Than Nine Months

Research institute Fraunhofer ISE says that before the end of September Germany had already generated more than 52.4 terawatt hours of solar electricity. That’s more than in all of 2021 or 2020.

German Researchers Discover Plastic Recycling Enzyme

Scientists at the University of Leipzig have identified an enzyme, PHL7, that degrades PET plastic much more rapidly than previously believed possible. The discovery could revolutionize the recycling of PET plastic.

Chemical Reaction

Germany’s chemical industry is large and prosperous but it’s also one of the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases. That needs to change if Germany is to meet its 2045 climate goals – and green hydrogen is at the heart of the solution.

MediaTech Hub Conference in Babelsberg

The MediaTech Hub Conference, Germany’s only conference on media technologies, will present the latest
insights, best practices and innovations in the fields of cloud, sustainability and the new virtual on 28 – 29 September 2022 under the motto “It’s all MediaTech now”.