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25 Nov, 2011, 09:00 ET New Projects Confirm Germany's Role in Energy Storage Segment

Two new developments confirm Germany's position as a top location to implement energy storage technology: Canadian fuel cell maker Ballard...


18 Nov, 2011, 09:00 ET German Efficiency Applied to Business Services

Germany is known for efficiency in engineering cars and machinery. But this overshadows the same ingenuity applied to business processes. Front...


15 Nov, 2011, 09:00 ET Americans Adopting German Medical Technologies

Demand for German medical technologies will grow by 6 percent in 2011, according to industry experts. Above average demand from the USA and Asia...


07 Nov, 2011, 13:05 ET Economic Growth with Fewer Resources?

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


03 Nov, 2011, 09:00 ET First Solar Doubles German Production Line

Arizona-based First Solar, the world's largest producer of thin film solar modules, opened its new plant expansion in Germany today. The 200...


17 Oct, 2011, 09:00 ET $130 Billion for Renewable Energy: German Bank Reduces Investment Risk

Solar Power International 2011 Germany's federally-owned KfW banking group is facilitating renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in...


28 Sep, 2011, 03:00 ET Batteries 2011 : grâce à sa part d'énergies renouvelables de plus de 20 %, l'Allemagne accélère la croissance de son segment de stockage énergétique

Selon de récentes estimations, la part d'énergies renouvelables de l'Allemagne représente plus de 20 % de son bouquet...


28 Sep, 2011, 03:00 ET Batteries 2011: più del 20% delle rinnovabili nelle scorte della Germania

La quota di energie rinnovabili della Germania nel mix di risorse energetiche supera il 20 percento ed è in rapida crescita, secondo stime...


26 Sep, 2011, 03:00 ET Des briques ou des clics ? Les détaillants se rendent en Allemagne pour le savoir

- World Retail Congress 2011 Selon une nouvelle étude, l'Allemagne est de loin le leader du commerce électronique en Europe. Mais...


26 Sep, 2011, 03:00 ET ¿Ladrillos o clics? Los minoristas se fijan en Alemania para descubrirlo

? - World Retail Congress 2011 Alemania es, con diferencia, el líder europeo en e-commerce según un nuevo estudio realizado. Pero al...


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

Germany is by far Europe's e-commerce leader, according to a new study. But at the same time, many retailers are following Apple's success with...


18 Aug, 2011, 09:00 ET Germany Marks 100 Years of Air Cargo

On August 19, 1911 a plane carried the newspaper "Berliner Morgenpost" from Berlin to Frankfurt/Oder, which was the first ever flight to primarily...


17 Aug, 2011, 09:00 ET 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...


11 Jul, 2011, 12:00 ET Germany's Solar Market Saves Customers Money and Time

  Germany's solar market is the most efficient and cost effective in Europe, according to a recent survey by PV Legal. While the average...


21 Jun, 2011, 09:50 ET German Machine Production Driving Global Growth

  Machine building in Germany is approaching record revenue levels achieved before the crisis. This boom is driven largely by exports to...


09 Jun, 2011, 09:00 ET US Food Exports to Germany Climb

Food exports from the USA to Germany increased nearly 15 percent from 2009 to 2010, according to the latest industry figures. Driven by strong...


08 Jun, 2011, 09:00 ET German Auto Industry Equipping for the Future

German automakers are investing in the future at an astonishing pace: BMW investments in China have recently doubled and construction of a new...


07 Jun, 2011, 10:00 ET German Nuclear Exit to Boost Renewables, Energy Grid Investments

Germany's government last week confirmed a complete nuclear phase-out by 2022, paving the way for an accelerated shift to renewable energy. This...


07 Jun, 2011, 09:00 ET 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 Jun, 2011, 09:00 ET Canadian Fuel Cells to Power German Autos

Daimler has announced that it will outfit its hydrogen fleet with fuel cells produced in Canada. Global engagement in this industry is steadily...