The heating transition is a hot topic in Germany: to foster this transition, renewable energy is to cover at least 65% of the energy used in new heating systems.Find out more
In addition to ramping up its own hydrogen economy, Germany is focusing on importing hydrogen from abroad. In future, hydrogen will be also be imported from Uruguay, where a hydrogen project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action has started.Find out more
Our future electricity system will be renewable, flexible and interacting. For this to take shape, a lot of difficult questions have to be clarified and a number of bright minds need to work together effectively and well. This is now being facilitated via a joint platform.Find out more
The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) is an international energy transition conference held annually in Berlin. The 9th BETD, entitled Energiewende – Securing a Green Future’, took place in March and focused on the transformation of global energy systems.Find out more
Quote of the week
“Cities, districts and municipalities are key players in achieving climate goals. We are supporting municipalities in making the best possible use of their potential for implementing climate measures.”
Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Robert Habeck on the launch of the Agency for Municipal Climate Action
The hydrogen ramp-up can only work if there are uniform standards. These standards also enable innovations to become economically viable. Anyone wishing to take part in the Hydrogen Technology Standardisation Roadmap research project can register now.
The 2023 Energy Days ‘Energy transition: Now! Together!’ will take place from 3 to 5 May (online) and from 22 to 23 May (in person). Registration is free of charge.
The German Energy Agency (dena) is looking for innovative projects and ideas that demonstrate how companies can successfully reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Companies of all sizes and from all sectors can apply across any of the four categories up to 12 June 2023.
The German electricity index makes it easy to discover how your electricity consumption compares to that of similar households. The electricity consumption calculator also shows effective ways to save electricity and reduce your carbon footprint.