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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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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 on Integrated Energy Transitioaims to give orientation about investments and future-compliant business models in an integrated 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?

Startups
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Startups

With their innovative business models, startups are playing a key role in climate protection and the energy transition. That’s why dena is now encouraging young companies with an international award. In this way, it’s creating a global network for founders, investors and other stakeholders at the same time.

Reactive power
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Reactive power

Reactive power and other ancillary services help grid operators to ensure that the voltage and frequency in the electricity grid remains stable. As the use of renewable energy sources increases, these services will become more and more important. How should they be configured in future? Who is going to provide them? Under what conditions? To answer questions like these, dena has set up its Ancillary Services Platform.

Energy Efficiency Award
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Energy Efficiency Award

The winners of the Energy Efficiency Award have proved it: investment in energy efficiency pays off. With the aid of modern technology or innovative energy concepts, companies in industry, trade and commerce can achieve persuasive returns.

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.

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