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We need a realistic, implementable programme

Global Energy Solutions proposes to German politicians that climate-neutral synthetic fuels be added to today’s classic petrol. This is also possible for diesel and heating oil. The blending rate could be 15 percent in 2030. This would be a considerable contribution to achieving the goal of the new German climate protection law. Compared to 1990, the aim is to reduce… Read More »We need a realistic, implementable programme

West Africa could supply all of Europe with green energy

The Potential Atlas of Green Hydrogen by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) shows almost unbelievable possibilities for energy cooperation between Europe and Africa. According to this, up to 165,000 terawatt hours of green hydrogen can be produced annually in West Africa alone. This corresponds to more than 100 times the amount of green hydrogen that Germany… Read More »West Africa could supply all of Europe with green energy

What does “climate-neutral” mean here?

The Wettbewerbszentrale recently criticised several companies, including Aldi Süd, for using the term climate neutrality in a misleading and non-transparent way. Yet this term has been established for many years. Since the Kyoto Protocol of 1997, it has been clear that CO2 emissions caused in an industrialised country can be compensated elsewhere – for example by protecting forests or promoting… Read More »What does “climate-neutral” mean here?

On our own account: project funding confirmed

The project, for which Global Energy Solutions e.V. was founded, can start on 01.07.2021. The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has approved funding for the research project “Global Energy Perspectives – Development of a Reference Model to Address Global Energy and Climate Challenges”. The project aims to show that there is a prosperity-compatible solution to the global… Read More »On our own account: project funding confirmed