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Stefan Wenzel is #NeuHier

Since mid-July 2022, Stefan Wenzel has held the position of Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. What’s he like? We’ll delve into that in the following interview. Find out more

PV-Anlagen und im Hintergrund Windkrafträder
Renewable energy

Renewables first

The first acceleration measures of the revised Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) now apply: Renewable energy will take greater priority in all decisions in the future. There is more funding available for photovoltaic installations on rooftops. Find out more

Gas Tanks
International energy policy

Germany becoming more energy-independent

A hydrogen alliance with Canada and the secured supply of LNG terminals off the North Sea coast help Germany on its way to increased energy independence. Find out more

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Illustration: Erneuerbare Energien unter einer Lupe

What is the National Climate Initiative?

Since 2008, the National Climate Initiative (NKI) has supported climate action projects and thus a liveable and sustainable future. What exactly is it? Find out more here. Find out more

PV-Anlagen Kabel
Photovoltaics

Photovoltaic installations now on the grid faster

Photovoltaic installations (PV) can now get on the grid as soon as their system security has been ensured. Operators then have 18 months to file all the documents required for certification. Find out more

Dr. Robert Habeck, Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz

Quote of the week

„We want to establish a transatlantic supply chain for green hydrogen. The first shipments from Canada to Germany are to begin as early as 2025.”
Federal Minister Robert Habeck on the Germany-Canada Hydrogen Alliance

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What the press say

This month in „What the press say”: How hydrogen is helping the energy transition and clever and simple ways to save energy in the office Find out more

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  • Read the SINTEG reports online

    300 companies, research institutions and municipalities tested the digital future of energy in five German model regions. The results of the „Smart Energy Showcases – Digital Agenda for the Energy Transition” Funding Programme are now available in five result syntheses.

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