Author: compton

FIA Formula E On The Streets Of Berlin

The Berlin round of the FIA Formula E ePrix 2016 could well be held on the capital’s streets and not at the former Tempelhof Airport as it was last year, the Berliner Zeitung reports today. According to information received by the newspaper, the event’s organizers and the city’s senate have … [continued]

Germany & The Coal Exit

All translations my own and without liability. Germany has made well-publicised strides towards cleaner electricity generation, with renewables accounting for 30% of the country’s electricity mix in 2015. Yet quitting smoking is not easy and, as critics are quick to point out, Germany’s fleet of coal-fired power stations continues to run. … [continued]

New Figures Show “Germany is a Nation of Cyclists”

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure released the latest version of its biannual Bicycle Monitor survey this week, saying the survey showed that “Germany is also a nation of cyclists.” Norbert Barthle, parliamentary state secretary at the ministry, said: “Cycling is advancing technically. GPS route planning, bicycle computers, … [continued]