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

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Taking control of the digital transformation

Digitalisation is a global trend that is transforming every aspect of our lives. The digital transformation offers tremendous potential for improving people’s quality of life, for creating revolutionary business models and for doing business more efficiently.

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Electrician at work

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Securing of Skilled Labour

Safeguarding the supply of skilled labour

Skilled professionals are the key to innovation and competitiveness, to growth and employment, and to prosperity and a good quality of life. In light of demographic change, securing a sufficient supply of skilled labour will be one of the most important challenges for policymakers, businesses and the scientific community alike.

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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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Electricity Market of the Future

Electricity Market of the Future

Creating a modern electricity market is a key prerequisite for ensuring that large proportions of renewable energy can be fed into the grid and that our electricity supply remains secure, affordable and stable.

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Trade Policy

Strengthening international trade and reducing barriers

For many years, Germany has been one of the leading nations in international trade in goods and services. Free global trade and fair competition help boost economic growth and employment around the world.

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Peter Altmaier

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Newsletter "Energiewende direkt": Minister Altmaier takes grid expansion into his own hands

As the energy transition cannot do without modern grids, Minister Altmaier is seeking to optimise the grids and accelerate its expansion.

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