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Start-ups focus on World Energy Congress

#SET100 start-ups present business models in Abu Dhabi / Innovations for an integrated energy transition / Next round of the SET competition to kick-off in Stockholm on September 30th 2019

Global Alliance Powerfuels partners are advancing the market development of Powerfuels in German "Regulatory Sandboxes of Energiewende"

Federal Economics Minister Peter Altmaier recently announced the winners of the "Ideas competition for the Regulatory Sandboxes of Energiewende". In the 20 regulatory sandboxes throughout Germany, new hydrogen technologies will be researched on an industrial scale and in a real environment. Enertrag and Uniper, two members of the Global Alliance Powerfuels are involved in the implementation of the projects.

Press release, Berlin

dena study: Energy system would benefit from immediate introduction of blockchain technology

Improving the framework conditions for key energy transition technologies and increasing investor confidence

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Articifial intelligence
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Articifial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used in the energy industry - for example to control electricity grids.

Integrated Energy Transition
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Integrated Energy Transition

The dena Study Integrated Energy Transition examines the impact of energy production and distribution, building, mobility and industry sectors as well as their interactions and dependencies with a view to designing an integrated, climate-friendly energy system in 2050.

“Electricity is the new oil”
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“Electricity is the new oil”

The World Energy Council has recently published its annual World Energy Issues Monitor, which identifies stress points affecting the global energy transition. We took the opportunity to talk with the Council’s secretary general, Christoph Frei, about the topics that are most important to us regarding the transformation of the energy system.

Urban energy transition: Driven by the cities
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Urban energy transition: Driven by the cities

Global growth is taking place above all in urban centres: Already today, more than half the world population lives in cities, and seven out of ten people are expected to do so by the year 2050. Hence, ecological urban redevelopment is an urgent issue in many countries. However, the challenges on the various continents can vary considerably. We present some perspectives and show you what dena has to do with them.

Hotels and hostels
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Hotels and hostels

Hotels and hostels face stiff competition. Those who wish to set themselves apart need good arguments. An increasing number of hoteliers see sustainable management as a way to gain an edge over competition. Four model enterprises have collaborated with dena to work out how resource-friendly management can be communicated to guests.

Energy efficiency in Kazakhstan
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Energy efficiency in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has set specific energy efficiency targets. Germany’s experience in the energy transition and its advanced technology make it a much sought-after partner. During dena’s ‘German Energy Dialogue’ on 11 and 12 July in Astana, representatives of both countries exchanged ideas and information on questions relating to a sustainable energy industry.

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017
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Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

At the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017, decision-makers and experts from 80 countries discussed ways of securing the world’s future energy supplies. But what role does dena – the German Energy Agency – play in this?

“I believe in simple solutions”
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“I believe in simple solutions”

ColdHubs provides solar-powered cooling systems that help farmers in off-grid areas in Nigeria to maintain and extend the life of their harvest. Founder and CEO Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu is the recipient of this year’s special prize “Start Up SDG7” (UN-target Sustainable Energy for All)” as part of the Start Up Energy Transition Awards.

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