29.03. 30.03.2017, Munich
Production of functional T-shirts for sports and leisure clearly show the progress made: German Technology of 2013 consumes 30 per cent less energy than predecessor machines and components ten years ago. From filament production to finished warp-knitted fabrics – German technology makes energy costs shrink.
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After good expansion, there are now challenging times ahead
Further high onshore expansion figures for the fourth year running have underlined the continued excellent performance of the German wind industry. The German wind industry grew by about 4,625 megawatts (4,259 MW net), thus reaching the anticipated increase of almost a quarter over the previous year, and very nearly the 2014 level.
European Commission plans new rules on the recycling of products
VDMA welcomes the proposal on ensuring that functional equipment is not turned into electronic waste prematurely.
Expansion offshore forges steadily ahead – federal government inhibiting further momentum
Offshore wind power: New offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 818 megawatts went online in 2016. The industry views this expansion as positive and expects that, combined with optimised turbine technology and operating concepts, this will also lead to cost reduction in the forthcoming tendering processes in Germany. This momentum will however be upset by the reduced expansion targets after 2020 that are part of the 2017 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG). These reduced expansion targets will also lead to a number of missed opportunities for the industry.
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