International agreements, innovations and best practices for the global energy transition: this is the 2023 Berlin Energy Week. The main focus of the week is the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) on 28 and 29 March 2023.
The aviation sector is under pressure. It must become fossil-free by 2050. To do so, it will require synthetic kerosene made from green hydrogen and sustainable CO2, so-called e-kerosene. A study by the German Energy Agency (dena) in collaboration with LUT Uni-versity (LUT) and Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH (LBST) comes to the conclusion that to produce e-kerosene, more than 90 percent of the required CO2 must be extracted from the air. The so-called Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology required for this represents a huge challenge which requires political support today.read more
The German government is setting about improving framework conditions for business start-ups by implementing a strategy for the start-up sector. Two projects from the German Energy Agency (Deutsche Energie-Agentur, dena) are a part of this start-up strategy – which means the start-up scene in Germany is being promoted at one of the highest levels.read more