News Digest Item
28 Feb 2017

Economy Ministry aims to launch “energy transition in transportation”

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Germany’s Economy Ministry (BMWi) aims to launch an “energy transition in transportation” by financially supporting research and development projects on sector coupling and electrification in the sector, the ministry said in a press release. The BMWi intends to provide 130 million euros over the course of three years to explore research into the use of alternative fuels in passenger cars, lorries, ships, construction vehicles and industrial engines, the press release said.

Read the press release in German here.

For background, see the CLEW dossier The energy transition and Germany’s transport sector.

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