Wissing presents funding notifications for ‘E-bus 2030+’ research project for climate-friendly buses
The Federal Minister for Digital and Transport, Dr. Volker Wissing, today presented funding notifications amounting to approximately 1.38 million euros for the research initiative: ‘E-bus 2030+’. The Berlin’s Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) transport authority, the Reiner Lemoine Institute (RLI) and the Technical University of Berlin (TUB) are involved in the project.
Better recharging reliability: Consortium presents research results of the ‘Charging effect chain’ project (‘Wirkkette Laden’)
What gets in the way of smooth and reliable charging of e-vehicles? In a project funded by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), stakeholders from industry and science diagnosed sources of errors and on that basis, drafted a catalogue of measures for a more user-friendly public charging infrastructure.
Hünfeld-Michelsrombach – Wind park generates green hydrogen for transport
ABO Wind is connecting a wind park with the manufacture and use of green hydrogen: the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport is supporting the Hünfeld-Michelsrombach project under the National Innovation Programme for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology in the amount of approximately twelve million euros. The funding guideline is coordinated by NOW GmbH and implemented by Project Manager Jülich (PtJ).
DEHOGA survey on charging infrastructure in the hospitality industry: half of businesses surveyed either plan to or have already installed charging infrastructure
The German Hotel and Restaurant Association (DEHOGA Bundesverband) surveyed 1,500 members on the subject: ‘Charging infrastructure in hospitality’*. The National Centre for Charging Infrastructure supported DEHOGA in drafting the questions. The result: Half of the business surveyed have already installed charging infrastructure or are planning to do so.
Synthetic methanol as a maritime fuel – major project begins in January 2023 in Bremerhaven
To develop synthetic methanol for shipping, 6.5 million euros are now available from the ‘Development of renewable fuels’ programme from the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV).
Hydrogen refuelling station opens in Tempelhofer Weg
The hydrogen refuelling station from H2 MOBILITY Deutschland at the Shell station in Tempelhofer Weg 102 in Berlin was opened today, attended by Federal Transport Minister Volker Wissing. From now on, fuel cell trucks, waste collection vehicles as well as cars and light commercial vehicles can be refuelled with hydrogen (H2) here.
Funding to reduce shipping emissions: apply now!
With the newly issued BordstromTech-II guideline for the reduction of shipping emissions in sea and inland waterway ports, the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) is extending supporting measures aimed at the market activation of alternative technologies for environmentally-friendly onboard electricity and mobile shoreside power supply of seagoing and inland waterway vessels.
BMWK supports construction of three innovative LNG bunkering vessels
Berlin, 23 December 2022 – The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) is funding the construction of three new bunker ships for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) with a total of approximately 62 million euros.