Germany sets new renewables record

Renewable energy provided 40% of Germany's power in the first half of 2018, according to new statistics. The country's energiewende - or energy transition - strategy is continuing to pay dividends, with the ...

Germany’s 100% clean energy moment

Germany began the year with 100% of its electricity needs being provided by renewable sources for the first time, according to new statistics. For a short time at 6am on 1 January, high winds and low demand,...

Germany posts clean power record

Over a third of Germany's gross electricity consumption this year was produced from renewable energy, according to new data. In preliminary estimates released by the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Rese...

Germany’s energy is getting cleaner

(BERLIN) Germany got 35% of its power from renewable energy sources in the first half of 2017 - up 2% on the previous year, according to new statistics released by the BEE Renewable Energy Association on Sun...

Green light for aviation biofuels

(GERMANY) A collaborative European research project has shown that biofuels have the potential to make aviation more environmentally friendly. Researchers from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) joined tea...

Germany gears up for the future

(GERMANY) Testing self-driving technologies on public roads will be key to fast-tracking its widespread adoption. And German authorities have given the green light for companies to do just that. The count...

Google and E.ON sign solar deal

(GERMANY) A US solar energy initiative from Google is being launched in Europe for the first time. The Sunroof platform is being introduced to the German market through a partnership with E.ON. The digita...

Innovation hub harnesses creativity

(GERMANY) By Lee Hibbert, Content Director, Technical Associates Group On the top floor of Bosch’s €300 million research campus in Renningen, near Stuttgart, is a bright, airy room where the curious come ...

Facebook tools will help detect fake news

|16 January 2017| Germany Facebook is going to introduce fake news detection tools in Germany. Facebook's German newsroom revealed factual auditors will be used to provide objective, unbiased reviews o...

Cyber Valley a potential game-changer for AI

|16 December 2016| Germany A new initiative in Germany will together global players from science and technology to advance research in artificial intelligence. Cyber Valley in the Stuttgart-Tübingen ar...