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19 Mar, 2012, 09:53 GMT Germany Writes Big Cheque for Renewable Heating

At this year's Ecobuild, Germany Trade & Invest presents opportunities in Europe's largest market With the 20 percent renewable electricity mark...


28 Feb, 2012, 00:00 GMT Fuji's First Fuel Cell Exports Go to Daimler

Fuel Cell Expo 2012 Germany's fuel cell market has gained a new player. Fuji Electric Co. will be delivering its first industrial fuel cells outside...


22 Feb, 2012, 00:01 GMT Germany's Rising Export Engine: Medical Devices

World Forum for Medical Devices in Kansai An aging society has a silver lining: medical technology exports are taking off. Today two-thirds of all...


13 Feb, 2012, 12:17 GMT IT Companies Profit from German Business Boom

NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2012 Siemens awarded a multibillion dollar IT contract to Atos at the end of last year, a potent symbol for companies...


02 Dec, 2011, 00:01 GMT German Buildings Receive EUR 1.5 Billion Energy Efficiency Makeover

Renewable Energy 2011 Exhibition Energy efficiency in building and urban planning is receiving a major boost in Germany. EUR 1.5 billion will be...


14 Nov, 2011, 07:00 GMT Germany: Disconnecting Economic Growth From Resource Consumption

WATEC Israel 2011 Carbon dioxide emissions skyrocketed in 2010, according to new data. This is due largely to fossil fuel burning in developing...


08 Nov, 2011, 02:00 GMT The Perfect Couple: Japanese Robots and German Autos

Germany Trade & Invest at the International Robot Exhibition 2011 Germany's automotive industry is driving sales of industrial robots to new highs....


28 Sep, 2011, 08:00 BST Germany's Rising Share of Renewable Energy Sources Boosting Energy Storage Segment

Batteries 2011 in Cannes Over 20 percent of Germany's total energy mix is from renewable sources and this share continues to rise, according to...


23 Sep, 2011, 09:00 BST Bricks or Clicks? Retailers Descend on Germany to Find Out

- World Retail Congress 2011 Germany is by far Europe's e-commerce leader, according to a new study. But at the same time, many retailers are...


18 Aug, 2011, 02:00 BST Germany Marks 100 Years of Air Cargo

Top Infrastructure Backs Economic Strength On August 19, 1911 a plane carried the newspaper "Berliner Morgenpost" from Berlin to Frankfurt/Oder,...


17 Aug, 2011, 09:00 BST German Gaming Industry Revenues Surpass Music and Cinema

Gamescom 2011 Gaming industry revenues in Germany have overtaken both the music industry and cinema-going. Taking in EUR 1.86 billion in 2010 with...


01 Jul, 2011, 09:23 BST German Cleantech Addresses Water Scarcity

SingaporeInternational Water Week With the world's most extensive wind and solar industries, Germany receives a great deal of attention as a...


22 Jun, 2011, 01:00 BST Energy Efficient Lighting Breakthroughs Made in Germany

Kintex International LED Expo and OLED Expo 2011 German lighting manufacturer OSRAM last week reported new efficiency levels for OLED panels (organic ...


07 Jun, 2011, 09:00 BST Record-Breaking German Solar Demand Fuels Green Job Growth

Germany's solar photovoltaic (PV) industry now employs more workers than steel production in the USA. With over 100,000 "green jobs" in PV alone,...


06 May, 2011, 09:00 BST Germany's Labor Market Looks East

On May 1, Germany's labor market opened its doors to the eight eastern European countries that joined the European Union in 2004. This will further...


11 Mar, 2011, 08:30 GMT Exports and New Offshore Projects Boost German Wind Industry

- European Wind Energy Association's EWEA Annual Event 2011 Germany's wind industry supply chain is the most extensive worldwide. With an export...


01 Mar, 2011, 00:01 GMT German Electricity Over 17 Percent Renewable

- Japan Renewable Energy Week: PV Expo and FC Expo 2011 Germany's homeowners choose renewable energy. The share of renewable electricity in German...


21 Feb, 2011, 03:30 GMT New Berlin Airport to Connect High-Tech Eastern Germany With Asia

Berlin's new airport, opening in June 2012, comes at a time when the capital region is facing record numbers of business travelers and tourists. And...


21 Feb, 2011, 01:00 GMT German Solar Installations Double in 2010

- SNEC PV Power Expo Shanghai Germany's solar market nearly doubled the previous year's installations, with new systems in 2010 totaling over 7 GWp...


15 Feb, 2011, 00:01 GMT Germany Expands Nanotechnology Funding With New Action Plan

- Nanotech Tokyo 2011 Germany's federal government recently introduced its Nanotechnology Action Plan 2015. The comprehensive approach extends and...


15 Feb, 2011, 00:01 GMT German Solar Installations Double 2010 Target

- Expo Solar and PV Korea Germany's solar market doubled targets in 2010, with new installations totaling over 7 GWp and accounting for approximately ...


07 Feb, 2011, 03:30 GMT Market Size, Infrastructure Draw Indian IT Companies to Germany

- NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2011 Indian FDI stocks in Germany have nearly quadrupled since 2005. Almost half of all new investment projects are...


03 Feb, 2011, 08:00 GMT Booming Industry Draws Turkish Metalworking Companies to Germany

- WIN - World of Industry Part 1: Metalworking Withh 4.5 and 2.3 percent GDP growth respectively, Turkey and Germany are projected to be two of the...