Electric cars could play an important role as electricity storage units in the power grid of the future.Find out more
Heating is becoming more expensive, no matter what the source of the energy is. At the same time, many consumers can make greater use of potential to save energy when heating their homes. This is shown by the 2022 “Heizspiegel” heating review.Find out more
The federal funding for efficient heating networks (BEW) was launched in mid-September. It aims to speed up the conversion of district heating to renewable energy sources – in the interest of a secure and climate-friendly energy supply.Find out more
Quote of the week
„We have a very high level of security of supply in our electricity system in Germany. And we are rolling out further measures to prepare ourselves for highly unlikely extreme scenarios.“
Federal Minister Robert Habeck commenting on the findings of the second stress test for the electricity system
Innovative ideas from the EnEWA research project for new sorting and processing procedures have been awarded a European research prize. According to the project, a more sustainable circular economy could save around 300,000 tonnes of CO2 a year.
The Federal Government is taking action against the high energy prices by setting up a defence shield worth up to €200 billion. The measures are to help consumers and companies, to stabilise the gas market, and to maintain security of supply.
The 2022 Climate Action Report adopted by the federal cabinet on 28 September shows that the pace of climate action is picking up in Germany. However, further efforts remain necessary in order to meet the 2030 targets.