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Logo G20 Germany 2017; Quelle: Bundesregierung

G20 - Shaping digitalisation at global level

If we want to use digitalisation for the good of all people, we need an international framework. As part of its G20 Presidency, Germany will therefore be holding what will be the first ever meeting of the G20 Digital Ministers, taking place in Düsseldorf from 6-7 April, entitled 'Digitalisation: Policies for a Digital Future'. more

Wind turbines on renewable energies; Source: BMWi/Holger Vonderlind

New rules on energy take effect on 1 January 2017

A more competitive approach will be taken to the funding of renewable energy with the system moving towards competitive auctions and with CHP being further expanded. more

Windräder im Schnee zur Enegiewende; Quelle: Fotolia.com/Torsten Lorenz

2016: a successful year for the energy transition

2016 has been a key year for the energy transition - especially given the radical changes that have taken place. Read more about this in the latest edition of our newsletter "Energiewende direkt". Follow the link to the newsletter


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Development of output in the goods-producing sector in November 2016

Output in the goods-producing sector rose slightly by 0.4% in November compared with the preceding month. Industrial production increased by 0.4%. At 1.5%, the rise in output in the construction sector was more significant.

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State Secretary Baake attending IRENA Assembly in Abu Dhabi

The Assembly will discuss measures that the IRENA Members can take to accelerate the expansion of renewables after the entry into force of the Paris Climate Agreement.