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Minnesota meets the Energiewendesolar thermal installation on Hamburg's Energie Bunker

I recently spent a week in Berlin participating in the Berlin Seminar on Energy Policy.

This was the third seminar and my second time participating in the exchanges, which are organized by the University of Minnesota Center for German and European Studies. CGES director Sabine Engel and Minnesota lieutenant governor Yvonne Prettner Solon are the hosts of the seminar.

The German Energiewende (energy transition) is at the center of our discussions with German policy makers and energy innovators. It has very ambitious goals: Continue reading