Energy, Climate & Environment

"Energy Transformation Now!"

Making Progress with the "Energiewende"

In German, the word "Energiewende" is used to describe the growing change in environmental policy, law and attitude within Germany. The emphasis is on renewables and the German Government has made huge steps towards a cleaner, safer, and more environmentally conscious energy policy.

Protecting climate and environment

Energy, Climate & Environment

Climate protection, promotion of renewable energy sources and protection of the environment are major focal points of German Government policy. These policies have also become a driving force for German businesses, which are already at the forefront of innovation and job creation in the field. The German Government has not only established some of the most ambitious climate protection and energy goals in the world, it has also set up effective and innovative measures to encourage citizens, businesses and even international partners to help meet those goals.

Take a closer look at Germany's energy policy and partnerships

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Germans and Americans can be a powerful motor for cooperation on climate and energy policies. The aim of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge is to help Americans and Germans exchange know-how and to pave the way for joint solutions.

Autonomous driving

Ethics Commission Creates World's First Initial Guidelines For Autonomous Vehicles

The ethics commission on automated and networked driving has developed initial guidelines for policymakers and legislators, permitting automated driving systems, but, with a view to safety, human dignity, personal freedom of choice and data autonomy, setting special requirements.

Energy, Climate & Environment

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