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GES position in the German election campaign

30. September 2021

Wolfgang Reitzle, who has held top management positions in industry (BMW, Continental, Ford and Linde) for many years, gave a remarkable speech at a party conference of the FDP on 19th September. He pleads for the low-cost production of green electricity, e.g. in the sun deserts of the earth. This electricity is to be used […]

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Direct Air Capture – World’s largest facility goes into operation

30. September 2021

Every year, the Swiss start-up Climeworks wants to suck up to 4,000 tonnes of CO2 directly from the air and deposit it underground. Orca, as the plant is called, went into operation on Iceland at the beginning of September. Orca consists of eight large containers that suck in […]

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Interview: The structure of the work programme is in place

30. September 2021

Global Energy Solutions (GES) has specified its work programme for the next two years. In an interview, Christof von Branconi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the association, names the focal points. The challenges of a global energy transition are enormous, and so are the tasks. After all, around 85 percent of the energy […]

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Facts and Figures

30. September 2021
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An unrealistic dream: Georg Brasseur on green energy self-sufficiency in Europe

3. September 2021

Interview: How can the energy transition succeed? Georg Brasseur is an engineer and teaches at Graz University of Technology. His maxim: We need a technical vision of how the global energy transition can succeed at all. Using Europe as an example, he shows with simple calculations that neither green energy self-sufficiency is possible nor a […]

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Australia plans gigantic plant for renewable fuels

2. September 2021

Large green hydrogen projects are planned not only in the MENA region. Now Australia is also getting on board. The announcement is not sparing with superlatives, the talk is of the world’s largest energy hub for renewable energy. The Western Green Energy Hub (WGEH) is designed […]

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H2Giga: Electrolysers for hydrogen production on an industrial scale

1. September 2021

H2Giga is one of the three hydrogen lead projects of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The aim is to support the series production of electrolysers for worldwide use. Until now, this technology has largely been produced by hand. H2Giga has now officially […]

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Short News August 2021

31. August 2021

The world’s first offshore production facility for green hydrogen is to be built in the Netherlands. Wind farms at sea supply large amounts of electricity. This will be used to produce green hydrogen, which will be fed into an existing pipeline system. The question of […]

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Climate Neutral Steel – New Proposal from GES

26. July 2021

In a paper, Global Energy Solutions subjects the German strategy for future climate-neutral steel production to a reality check. The predominant process today is the so-called blast furnace route, using coke and coal. Steel produced in this way costs at least 390 euros per tonne. […]

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Why the world’s largest oil producer relies on synthetic fuels

26. July 2021

Matthias Braun is a consultant to Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer. In an interview with Global Energy Solutions, he explains Aramco’s interest in synthetic fuels. It is primarily customer-driven. The Chinese market is in first place. China is not only focusing on electromobility, […]

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