BMVI provides funding for public hydrogen filling stations for commercial vehicles
The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) is launching a new call for funding for the establishment of public hydrogen filling stations for commercial vehicles. Up to 60 million euros are being made available for this purpose.
HyStarter reaches its goal – Hydrogen concept presented in the district of Reutlingen
As one of nine hydrogen regions in Germany, the district of Reutlingen has received support from the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI – Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur) since 2020 through the HyStarter programme. This has resulted in a concept that was presented at the HyStarter closing event on Thursday, 14 October 2021, which was also attended by Dr. Andre Baumann, State Secretary in the Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Energy Management of Baden-Württemberg.
Bottom-up study by the Hydrogen Council on decarbonisation of the heating market closes research gap
Germany’s National Hydrogen Council (NWR – Nationaler Wasserstoffrat) has commissioned the Fraunhofer Institutes for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) and Energy Economics and Energy Systems Technology (IEE) to conduct an analysis and evaluation of different decarbonisation paths for the heating market.
BMVI launches call for Sino-German R&D cooperation projects in the field of hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles
As of immediately, project outlines for German-Chinese research and development cooperation projects in the field of hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles can be submitted. The virtual “Sino German Electro Mobility Innovation and Support Center (SGEC)” unites and coordinates the activities and projects of German-Chinese cooperation on electric mobility with both battery and hydrogen fuel cell technology.
HyDrive OWL – Analysis of hydrogen potential for the HyExpert region
East Westphalia-Lippe (OWL – Ostwestfalen-Lippe) is a good hydrogen region candidate – this is the conclusion of the “HyDrive OWL” project. During the potential analysis, the districts of Lippe and Minden-Lübbecke as well as the city of Bielefeld, together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fraunhofer ISE), examined the prerequisites for local production, distribution and use.
Fuel cells for aviation – Groundbreaking ceremony for BALIS test field in Empfingen
DLR is establishing a unique test field in the BALIS project. It will be used to develop and test fuel cell drives for various modes of transport. The focus is on fuel cells with an output of around 1.5 megawatts.
BMVI launches tender for the Deutschlandnetz
The German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI – Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur) is today launching the tender for the Deutschlandnetz (“Germany Network”). Companies and consortia of companies can now enter the tender for the contract to build and operate around 900 fast-charging sites throughout Germany.