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Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency is an important pillar in the energy technology cluster. Because the technical spectrum of energy efficiency technologies is very broad, but the individual topics are strongly interlinked, the Energy Technology Cluster focuses on the topics of energy efficiency in buildings, energy supply of quarters and areas, and application of energy efficiency technologies in industrial processes.

Energy Strategy 2040
In August 2022, the Energy Strategy 2040 (German paper) was adopted by the Brandenburg state government, replacing the Energy Strategy 2030. Brandenburg's goal is to have a climate-neutral economy and lifestyle by 2045 at the latest. By increasing energy efficiency, primary energy consumption is to be reduced by 23% by 2030 and by 39% by 2040 compared to 2007. The Energy Strategy 2040 is an important building block on the path to climate neutrality.

Energy efficiency also plays a central role within Berlin's Energy and Climate Protection Program 2030, including through the measures Creation of Financing Options for Efficiency Measures and Energy Efficiency Campaign Berlin (German website).

Brandenburg Package for Energy (BEn 2023/2024)

With the Brandenburg Package for Energy (German website) funding program, the Ministry of Economics, Labor and Energy of the State of Brandenburg (MWAE) supports companies and municipalities in reducing their dependence on fossil energy sources, increasing energy efficiency and using renewable energies. 

Berlin Program for Sustainable Development (BENE) II
The program aims to contribute to a greener, low-carbon Europe by promoting clean energy and a fair energy transition, green and blue investments, and climate change adaptation. BENE II (German website) is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Short-term measures for energy efficiency
The sharp rise in energy prices is presenting companies in all sectors with enormous challenges. The aim is to reduce energy requirements as quickly as possible. To support companies in this, the network initiative Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection Networks presents short-term measures for energy saving and energy substitution. Quick to implement, practical and low-investment - several factsheets cover a wide range of measures for greater energy efficiency and explain them clearly. The factsheets can be found on this page

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