A way ahead for Ukraine’s energy sector and climate action

Ievgeniia Kopytsia

For more than two years now, Ukraine has been defying the Russian invasion and the many associated challenges – including in the energy sector. For this newsletter, we spoke to our colleague Ievgeniia Kopytsia about the impact of the war on climate protection, the country’s impressive goals for decarbonizing its energy sector and the cooperation […]

Green ammonia as an essential component of the energy transition

In the CAMPFIRE project, the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) has published studies on the potential of green ammonia for the decarbonization of various sectors in Germany and Europe, and on the approval of ammonia-powered inland vessels. “Ammonia is in many ways a prime candidate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from our […]

WindEnergy Hamburg 2024


WindEnergy Hamburg is the largest and most important fair for the global wind industry. Planners, manufacturers, suppliers, financiers, operators, service providers and companies of all sizes and orientations meet here. The fair is organized by Hamburg Messe und Congress in cooperation with Messe Husum & Congress. It is the world’s leading fair for the industry […]

Potential and challenges of green ammonia as marine fuel in the port of Rostock


The Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) has published a study that examines social acceptance issues related to the use of ammonia in shipping. With regard to aspects such as employment potential, air quality and greenhouse gas emissions, the study uses the example of the Port of Rostock to show that green ammonia […]

CE marking of ammonia-powered sport yachts

Motorized boat

For a study published today, the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) investigated how to enable the use of ammonia as a climate-neutral fuel for sport yachts in line with safety and environmental requirements. Since the EU safety standards for small watercrafts do not yet contain any requirements in this regard, the study […]

Berlin Energy Roundtable: Solar Energy in Urban Centres


The Berlin Energy Roundtable is back! The Energy Roundtable, originally launched by Prof. Konstantin Lenz and Prof. Andreas Grübel, offers exciting discussions on content and an opportunity for exchange and networking. All interested people from the diverse world of the energy industry are invited. For the first post-pandemic edition, we will meet on Wednesday, 8 […]