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"Start Up Energy Transition Award" 2020: Award Nominees

15 start-ups from eleven countries will present their business models for energy transition and climate protection at the "Start Up Energy Transition Tech Festival" taking place on the 24th of March in Berlin

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EU Commission climate targets demand a new analysis of climate policy in Germany

dena’s Chief Executive Kuhlmann recommends special session of Climate Cabinet

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.

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Backbone of the energy transition
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Backbone of the energy transition

The integrated energy transition is based on a key foundation: an integrated infrastructure. The existing cable and pipeline systems for electricity, gas, heat and liquid energy carriers must be better interlinked, and further development must be coordinated across all systems. This will be a long road. Initial efforts indicate where the journey might lead.

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.

Start Up Energy Transition Award 2019
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Start Up Energy Transition Award 2019

The SET-Award powerd by dena in cooperation with the World Energy Council honours 15 outstanding international start-ups in the field of energy. The final jury, comprised of high-level individuals in the energy and climate sector, selects the 15 finalists, which you can be met at the annual summit in Berlin, the Tech Festival on April 9, 2019.

Integrated Energy Transition
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Integrated Energy Transition

The dena study on Integrated Energy Transitioaims to give orientation about investments and future-compliant business models in an integrated energy system.

“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.

Trailer: Start Up Energy Transition Award 2018
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Trailer: Start Up Energy Transition Award 2018

Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is comprised of the annual SET Award, an international competition for start-ups and young companies worldwide, who are working on ideas affecting global energy transition and climate change. There are five different categories applicants can present their projects in, all with the aim of clean energy promotion. SET 2018 was launched at COP23 in Bonn. The application portal is open until January 31st, 2018.

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?

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