Unusually high temperatures and low precipitation are becoming increasingly serious problems all over the world, including Germany. But the need to cope with that situation is driving innovation.
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Business in environmental products and services is booming.
The question of how to reuse wastewater in an energy-efficient way is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. Matan Beery developed a low energy technology for cleaning seawater.
EUR 27 billion – that’s how much leading energy company E.on says it’s prepared to put into Germany’s transition to green energy, with the lion’s share of that money going to improving the country’s power grid.
Germany’s historical leading role in coming the economy with ecology could serve as a model for the Glasgow conference, says the country’s international trade promotion agency.
Container ship sets sail from Germany for first-ever voyage powered by CO2-neutral liquid natural gas.
The global environmental focus is on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But a forward-looking initiative from the Fraunhofer Institute and steel manufacturer thyssenkrupp is investigating how to use CO2 as a raw material.
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).
In their joint response to the pandemic, Europe and Germany are coupling economic and environmental policy in order to make climate neutrality a reality by 2050.
According to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, more than two-thirds (67.2 percent) of all new residential buildings completed in 2019 are wholly or partially heated using renewable sources. That’s a new record.
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