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Philipp Nimmermann is new here (#NeuHier)

Philipp Nimmermann has recently been appointed State Secretary to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. With his background as an economist (he holds a doctoral degree) and former roles as a State Secretary in the state governments of Schleswig-Holstein and Hesse, he brings considerable political and public sector expertise to the table. What’s he like? We’ll delve into that in the following interview.

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energy saving

Climate action in the classroom

Self-made wind turbine rotors, climate challenges and a rap song – the winners from the 16 federal states, a special prize winner and the federal winner have been announced under the annual ‘Energiesparmeister’ (energy conservation champions) competition for schools.

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direct account

What actually is the Climate Club?

What’s the climate club to do with transforming our industrial sector in a way that is socially just and meeting the global climate targets? Read on to learn more about a new milestone in international climate action

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energy research

Using lightweight design to make environmentally friendly delivery vans

Innovative lightweighting technology and climate-friendly drives help keep our air clean even as goods transport continues to grow. The ‘Ulas E-Van’ project let’s you catch a glimpse at the roads of the future.

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energy industry

Raw materials for the energy transition

As the energy transition is picking up speed, so is the demand for certain raw materials. Germany is thus working hard to ensure a secure and sustainable supply of these materials, which form the basis for keeping the economy going and meeting the climate targets.

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Dr. Franziska Brantner, Parlamentarische Staatssekretärin im BMWK, zum Critical Raw Materials Act

Quote of the week.

“The European raw materials initiative is very important and urgently needed. We need a secure and sustainable supply of raw materials for the transition to climate neutrality and for Europe to remain an attractive centre for industrial activity.”

Dr Franziska Brantner, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action on the Critical Raw Materials Act.

What the press say

This month in “What the press say”: The world’s largest offshore wind farm, a small molecule of key importance for our future energy supply and small plug-in solar systems with a huge fanbase.

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