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Infographic shows how federal funding for the development of new energy technologies has increased in the past years.
Funding

Funding for energetic research

Last year, the Federal Government provided even more funding for the development of new energy technologies than in the previous years. The Federal report on energy research, which was recently approved by the Federal Cabinet, provides an overview of the various fields of research for which support has been granted. Find out more

DLR researchers in the Synlight lab.
Research

Jülich is home to the world’s largest artificial sun

Sunlight at the touch of a button: the world’s largest artificial sun is to help researchers at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) produce solar fuels. The project receives funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Find out more

Young heterosexual couple sitting on a sofa in front of a tv.
Efficiency

Use a highly efficient TV and say goodbye to high electricity bills

The bigger your TV, the more energy it consumes. So having your home cinema system on for too long can really drive up your electricity bill. In the following article, we tell you what to look out for when you buy a new TV and how you can keep energy costs low even if you stick with your old set. Find out more

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Illustration: Renewable energy sources, emlectric grid and a gas tank under a looking glass.
Technologies

What exactly is power-to-gas?

Is there any way in which we can convert electricity from wind and solar energy into other forms of energy and therefore store it permanently? Power-to-gas technology could be the solution! In the following, we’ll explain to you how this works. Find out more

Günther Mertz, Managing Director of the Association of air conditioning and ventilation in buildings

Quote of the week

“By retrofitting and modernising a building’s technical installations, huge efficiency gains can be achieved. This is why we fully support the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy’s ‘Efficiency first’ principle.”

Günther Mertz, Managing Director of the Association of air conditioning and ventilation in buildings

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