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  • German industry embraces Energiewende transformation challenge

    The energy transition's effects on the economy 20 Apr 2018 After balking at the Energiewende for many years, German industry has made a notable shift- embracing the energy transition with a new fervour. To be sure, efforts to curb climate change ...
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  • 17 May 2019 |

    Electric air taxi five-seater by Germany’s Lilium completes maiden flight

    17 May 2019, 13:31 Use Teaser Image as container background on grid pages Benjamin Wehrmann Transport Technology Clean Energy Wire The new five-seater electric air taxi by aviation company Lilium from Munich has completed its first flight successfully. ...
  • Start-up Lilium secures 90 million dollars funding for electric air taxi project

    Munich start-up Lilium has secured financing worth 90 million dollars from prominent funders to pursue its project of building an electric five-seat autonomous air taxi that takes off vertically. “This investment is a tremendously important step for ...
  • German parties at odds over idea of banning short-distance flights in Europe

    20 May 2019, 13:12 Expert DLR- German Aerospace Center Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Technology Transport Use Teaser Image as container background on grid pages Benjamin Wehrmann Climate & CO2 Transport Policy Hamburger Abendblatt / Clean ...
  • Germany picks home city of carmaker Audi to test flying taxis

    The German government has chosen Ingolstadt to try out flying taxis in cooperation with Airbus and carmaker Audi, which is based in the Bavarian city. Transport minister Andreas Scheuer said flying taxis are no longer a pipe dream of the future. Instead, ...
  • Ten German startups in Cleantech Group’s global 100 cleantech list

    30 Jan 2019, 13:33 Use Teaser Image as container background on grid pages Sören Amelang Clean Energy Wire CLEW Start-ups Business & Jobs Technology Cleantech Group Ten German startups are among the 100 most innovative clean technology companies from ...
  • 05 Apr 2019 |

    German e-car pioneer takes to the skies in hybrid “Silent Air Taxi”

    05 Apr 2019, 09:08 German e-car pioneer Günther Schuh, who runs the e-car startup  e.GO Mobile  and spearheaded the development of the  electric delivery van StreetScooter  now used by Deutsche Post DHL, has set his sights on conquering the air. Schuh, ...
  • 14 Jun 2019 |

    Spike in offsetting flight emissions with German non-profit atmosfair

    14 Jun 2019, 13:16 Use Teaser Image as container background on grid pages Julian Wettengel Climate & CO2 Transport Tagesspiegel Berlin-based carbon-offsetting non-profit organisation atmosfair has increased its revenues by more than 40 percent in 2018 ...
  • 23 May 2019 |

    Airbus "seriously aims for decarbonisation", works on electric airplanes

    23 May 2019, 12:25 Use Teaser Image as container background on grid pages Julian Wettengel Transport Handelsblatt / Airbus European multinational aircraft manufacturer Airbus “seriously aims for decarbonisation”, the company’s CEO Guillaume Faury said at ...
  • 11 Jul 2019 |

    Energy transition start-ups shake up the business world

    11 Jul 2019, 13:33 The shift to a low-carbon future is turning the economy inside out. Policy has a crucial role to play, but ultimately it is businesses that will make the energy transition happen. In Energiewende home country Germany, many start-ups are ...
  • 02 May 2018 |

    Emission-free aviation is technically feasible- DLR Researcher

    02 May 2018 Josef Kallo, director of the Institute for Energy Conversion and Storage at Ulm University and coordinator of the Research Group Energy Systems Integration at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), says electric flight is not just a distant vision ...
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