ⓘ Category:Energy industry

Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft

The Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft e.V. with headquarters in Berlin is the German business organisation for the energy and water industry. BDEW influences the German energy policy and is a proponent of free-market designs. Depending on the sources, BDEW represents over 1800 or even 1900 companies, including local and municipal utilities as well as regional and inter-regional suppliers. Among the big players in the association are E.ON, Vattenfall, EnBW and RWE.

Oil shale industry

The oil shale industry is an industry of mining and processing of oil shale - a fine-grained sedimentary rock, containing significant amounts of kerogen, from which liquid hydrocarbons can be manufactured. The industry has developed in Brazil, China, Estonia and to some extent in Germany and Russia. Several other countries are currently conducting research on their oil shale reserves and production methods to improve efficiency and recovery. Estonia accounted for about 70% of the worlds oil shale production in a study published in 2005. Oil shale has been used for industrial purposes since ...

Wind power industry

The wind power industry is involved with the design, manufacture, construction, and maintenance of wind turbines. The modern wind power industry began in 1979 with the serial production of wind turbines by Danish manufacturers. The industry is currently undergoing a period of rapid globalization and consolidation.