Computer chip and gas fiber, symbolic of digitisation; Source: Getty Images / Rafe Swan

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Bridge construction symbolizes public procurement; Source: mauritius images/imageBroker/Jochen Tack

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Electrician at work

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Distribution system symbolizes the eletrcity market of the future; Quelle: Getty Images/Hans-Peter Merten/The Image Bank

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Illustration shows: Renewable energy has become the centrepiece of global energy. When it comes to electricity generation, more renewables-based capcacity was built in 2017 than conventional power plants.

© Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy; based on data from IRENA, Renewable Capaci-ty Statistics 2018

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  • 11/07/2018 - Press release - Energy Research

    Press release: Minister Altmaier: “Energy research makes key contribution to the energy transition”

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  • 06/07/2018 - Press release - Fostering Innovation

    Press release: Argentina and Germany now team players in promoting innovation

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  • 28/06/2018 - Press release - Raw Materials and Natural Resources

    Press release: Transparency in extractive industries: Economic Affairs Ministry hosts 40th International EITI Board Meeting

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  • 27/06/2018 - Press release - International Cooperation

    Press release: Altmaier welcomes representatives of more than 20 countries to a transatlantic innovation forum

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  • 12/06/2018 - Press release - Economic Situation and Cyclical Development

    Press release: OECD Secretary-General Gurría hands over Economic Survey – OECD approves the federal government's economic policy

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  • 11/06/2018 - Press release - The Energy Transition

    Press release: EU Energy Council in Luxembourg: Energy Ministers pave the way for the European energy transition

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  • 11/06/2018 - Press release - Digitisation

    Press release: Federal Minister Altmaier opens CEBIT 2018

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  • 07/06/2018 - Press release - Promotion of Foreign Trade and Investment

    Press release: State Secretary Bareiß: "Today, we are sending out a clear signal for Africa and supporting German SMEs"

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  • 06/06/2018 - Press release - Aerospace Policy

    Press release: Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy, Thomas Jarzombek: “Alexander Gerst's space mission is an investment in the future”

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