Hydrogen as an electricity-based clean fuel in transport

Regional refuelling station coverage by 2018/19 – Federal Transport Ministry and industry jointly pursue development goals

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National Strategic Framework for expanding infrastructure for alternative fuels

The German cabinet has today adopted the National Strategic Framework for expanding infrastructure for alternative fuels, submitted by the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure,…

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Current electric mobility funding call

On the basis of the electric mobility funding guideline of 9 June 2015, from 2015 the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is funding the market ramp up of vehicles with…

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National Innovation Programme with successful résumé (Phase 1, 2008-16)

Clean mobility and the supply of energy with hydrogen and fuel cells – the National Innovation Programme with a successful résumé (Phase 1, 2008-16)

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250 million for hydrogen and fuel cells – BMVI launches new funding programme in transport area

In order to stimulate the market, the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is launching a new funding programme within the National Innovation Programme for Hydrogen and…

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Dobrindt: More e-vehicles for local public transport and commercial transport

As of now project ideas for practical research and demonstration projects for the promotion of battery-electric electric mobility can be submitted to the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital…

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NOW Annual Report 2015

Berlin, 22. April 2016 – The NOW Annual Report 2015 is now available.

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Environment week

Berlin, June 2016 – At the fifth “Environment week” in the park of Bellevue Castle in Berlin, NOW presented itself on the topic of “Energy supply with battery, fuel cell and hydrogen”.

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BMVI study examines the economic, legal and technical prerequisites for the deployment of fuel cell railcars in rail transportation

Berlin 1. July 2016 – Around 50 percent of the German rail network is not electrified. This makes the deployment of electric railcars using hydrogen-run fuel cells an interesting and promising p…

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7th German Hydrogen Congress takes place in Berlin, attracting approximately 180 participants

Concepts for the energy transition with “hydrogen in energy, chemistry and mobility”. Berlin, 6 July 2016 – The 7th German Hydrogen Congress takes place on 5 and 6 July 2016 at the Representation of the S…

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Hydrogen and fuel cell technology represents a significant economic factor in Lower Saxony

Berlin/Salzgitter, 7 June 2017 – Lower Saxony considers hydrogen and fuel cell technology to be a significant economic factor. This position was made clear by representatives from politics and i…

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Environmentally-friendly drives - BMVI supports fuel cell and battery multiple-unit trains

Zero-emission railcars will constitute an environmentally-friendly alternative to diesel trains for non-electrified rail routes. Thus the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure…

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From Westerland to Villingen – the BMVI’s Electric Mobility Roadshow travels around Germany

The Electric Mobility Roadshow of the BMVI (Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure) has been travelling this year to over 30 cities and municipalities. Now the 2016 season is…

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NOW Annual Report 2016 released

The National Organisation Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NOW) has presented its Annual Report 2016 at the Hannover Industrial Fair. It provides information on projects that were completed or…

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Electric vehicles: BMVI funding support for recharging infrastructure commences!

Private investors, cities and municipalities can now apply for funding support for the expansion of electric vehicle recharging infrastructure. The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital…

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The funding programmes

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