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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.

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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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Database of Energy Efficiency Experts
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Database of Energy Efficiency Experts

The ‘Database of Energy Efficiency Experts for Government Subsidy Programmes’ shows builders where to find experts with accredited qualifications for advice on energy. The experts benefit too: thanks to the database they can win new customers.

Building in China
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Building in China

China's cities are suffocating in smog, but at the same time an increasing number of people are flocking to the urban centres. It is high time for a paradigm shift in urban development: at over 30 construction sites, Chinese planners, architects, and construction workers become acquainted with German standards for energy-efficient building. dena experts impart know-how, monitor the quality of planning and construction work, and promote collaborations between companies from both countries. A visit to Jinan, the capital of Shandong province.

Be there!
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Be there!

Just a year before the elections for the Bundestag, the dena Congress will be providing a glimpse into the future of the energy transition on 22 and 23 November in Berlin — together with around 700 experts and decision-makers from industry, politics, associations, and startups. What can you expect and what is the event all about?

Global dialogue on the energy transition
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Global dialogue on the energy transition

At the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue – the German federal government's international conference on the energy transition – experts and political decision makers will discuss the vision of a global energy transition. Andreas Kuhlmann, dena’s Chief Executive, is chairing the panel discussion "Energy Transition in Buildings". Dena's extensive supporting programme brings home the reality of the applied energy transition – with guided tours, workshops and business-to-government dialogues.

Energy-Efficient Street Lighting Roadshow
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Energy-Efficient Street Lighting Roadshow

Geestland in Lower Saxony is the first municipality in Germany to light its roads exclusively with LEDs. The municipality is an important driving force behind dena's 'Energy-Efficient Street Lighting Roadshow'.

Flagship projects join the grid all over the world
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Flagship projects join the grid all over the world

In the first half of the year, dena inaugurated three flagship projects as part of the Renewable Energy Solutions programme (RES programme). They show the way to a sustainable supply of energy in Rwanda, South Africa and Japan.

Digitalising the energy transition together
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Digitalising the energy transition together

At the Handelsblatt’s Digital Energy Industry Conference, dena’s Chief Executive, Andreas Kuhlmann, presented the Digital Energy World Platform’s policy paper – advocating new business networks and competitive conditions to encourage innovation.

Take action now: The ball is on the penalty mark
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Take action now: The ball is on the penalty mark

There is a lot of pressure to act regarding the topic of conversion of electricity to gas (power to gas). The Paris Agreement demands swift action. While the expansion of renewable energy sources is making rapid progress in the electricity sector, it is sluggish in transport and heating. At the Annual Conference of dena’s Power to Gas Strategy Platform, it became clear that there is no shortage of solutions. Everything now depends on establishing policies to implement them.

dena’s refurbishment heroes honoured
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dena’s refurbishment heroes honoured

Dena's "Refurbishment Heroes" competition searched for the best modernisation stories from private homeowners. The winners have been chosen – although after all, all participants were winners.

Power to Gas
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Power to Gas

Power to Gas technology, which is being tested at the hybrid power plant in Prenzlau, could be the solution for one of the largest challenges of the energy transition: it allows green electricity to be converted into gas, thereby making it possible to store it. During a visit to the power plant, we find out how this technology works, its significance for the future of electricity supply, and what role the dena strategy platform plays in this.

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