Amity Group From German Bundesrat And French Senate Visits SCHOTT

Date: 15 March 2010
Source: SCHOTT
Highly-ranked politicians from Germany and France today attended SCHOTT to gather information on what solar energy could contribute to the transnational extension of renewable energies.

During their annual meeting, the amity group of member of the German Bundesrat and the French Senate visited the technology group in Mainz. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Ungeheuer, Chairman of the SCHOTT Management Board stated on the occasion: „Without doubt, solar energy is a key technology to meet essential challenges of our time. We need a secure energy supply at reasonable costs that is ressource and climate friendly at the same time. Within one hour, the sun sends more energy to the earth than we humans can consume within a whole year. Tit is one major goal of the Desertec project supported by SCHOTT to utilize this giant potential.
 
With the new EU-directive on the promotion of renewable energies in mind, the participants shared the assumption that, due to their refits, Germany and France have already taken the leading role and could strengthen their position through cooperative projects in the future.
 
„Renewable energies do not only hold great potentials for climate protection but also for a secure energy supply. A modern climate and energy policy offers economic opportunities as well, as we can see in our countries. We want to lead the way for the European Union“, said Margit Conrad, Secretary of the Environment, Consumer Protection, and Forestry of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate who is also vice president of the German-French amity group of the Bundesrat.

600450 Amity Group From German Bundesrat And French Senate Visits SCHOTT glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

Mr. Pradeep Kheruka, Vice Chairman of Borosil, talks about trends in the market and why LiSEC was the best option to invest in.
Dubai Investments PJSC has announced its readiness to provide innovative solutions to the construction sector through diverse activities provided by its 18 subsidiaries working in the sector.
Robert Bürkle GmbH has New Owner as AUCTUS Takes Over Majority of Shares.
As the leader of the plate glass market in Turkey, and the largest manufacturer in Europe, Şişecam Flat Glass took its place at Intersolar with its cutting-edge products.
With 1,177 exhibitors, 86,000 square meters of exhibition space and around 47,000 visitors from 155 countries, Intersolar Europe is celebrating another successful year along with its parallel events.

From industry

NEWS RELATED PRODUCTS

Unelko Corporation

Add new comment