Federal Ministry for Economy Affairs and Energy

The central priority of economic policy – and therefore of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy – is to lay the foundations for economic prosperity in Germany and to ensure that this prosperity is spread broadly throughout the population.

EnOB - Research for Energy Optimized Building

‘Building the Future’ is the mission statement of EnOB – Research for Energy Optimized Building. The research projects funded by the Federal Ministry of Economy Affairs and Energy focus on building with minimal primary energy demand and high user comfort – and with moderate investment and significantly reduced operating costs.

Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 en France

Solar Decathlon Europe is an international competition among universities which promotes research in the development of efficient houses. The objective of the participating teams is to design and build houses that consume as few natural resources as possible and produce minimum waste products during their life cycle. Particular emphasis is put on reducing energy consumption and on obtaining all the necessary energy from the sun.