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Energy technology and clean technologies

The Capital region is chock full of energy. Berlin-Brandenburg is a production location and groundbreaking research region for energy technology issues.

Locational advantages

  • Numerous research facilities, universities, and institutions of higher education provide first-class research and teaching in all areas of energy engineering.
  • Brandenburg is one of the world’s leading regions in the expansion and system integration of renewable energy.
  • As a capital of digitization, Berlin is giving an important boost to the continuation of the energy transformation, which is increasingly based on networking, sector coupling, and new business models.

In addition, Berlin is a showcase for intelligent energy. The WindNODE project, which comprises all of north-eastern Germany and Berlin, has been selected by the Federal Ministry of Economics as one of five showcase regions demonstrating the intelligent networking of energy systems in Germany.

(Source: Jahresbericht zum Ergebnis und Wirkungsmonitoring des Clusters Energietechnik Berlin Brandenburg, 2015)

Why Berlin?

„We are able to find excellent skilled specialists and engineers for our facility easily; Berlin is a magnet for talent and highly qualified people. As one of the world's leading jet engine companies, we also benefit from this.“

Ulrich Wenger,
Ulrich Wenger,Head of Engineering & Technology, Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co. KG

Energy technology in the capital is comprised of the industries, among others:

The clean technologies include:

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Energy technology and clean technologies in the capital region

Use our interactive industry map to learn more about selected locations and available infrastructure - in 2D and in 3D.

Interactive Map


Leading in Science and Research

In Berlin and Brandenburg, around 30 scientific institutions are working on energy-related topics:

The most important non-university research institutes include:

(Source of data in illustration: Senate Departemente for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises)