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Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy Uwe Beckmeyer (right-hand side) with head of "citizens' dialogue on the electricity grid", Dr. Peter Ahmels; Source: Christian Kruppa

Launch of "citizens' dialogue on the electricity grid"

The Economic Affairs Ministry attaches much importance to public participation in the debate on the grid expansion. State Secretary Uwe Beckmeyer said: "The grid expansion will only succeed if all stakeholders join forces." more

Newsletter Energiewende direkt; Source: Vencav/Fotolia.com

Digital energy transition

Smart grids, smart meters and smart homes: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy leads the way. Read more about this in the latest edition of our newsletter "Energiewende direkt". Follow the link to the newsletter

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Research and innovation key for successful energy transition

Experts from the "Research and Innovation" platform met today. State Secretary Baake: "A key role is being played by findings from research and development - some of which have already come onto the market."

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The economic situation in Germany in May 2015

The upswing in the German economy is continuing. It is being driven by solid domestic demand. In view of the upturn and favourable weather, the labour market is continuing its positive development.