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1.6 million euros for private eco-investments in Schleswig-Holstein

State government launches climate protection support programme for citizens

Environment Minister Jan Philipp Albrecht today presented the state's new funding programme for private investment in climate protection. It starts on Tuesday, 9 June, and includes a bundle of support measures.

The purchase of cargo bicycles, e-charging stations, electricity storage systems, photovoltaic balcony systems, solar thermal systems, non-fossil heating systems and rainwater cisterns is subsidised. The installation of a district heating connection and a green roof are also subsidised.

State building regulations in Schleswig-Holstein have become more wood-friendly

Discrimination in multi-storey construction has been abolished: The Schleswig-Holstein State Building Code (LBO-SH) was amended by law on 1 October 2019. The amendments came into force at the end of October 2019. On the one hand, the amendment ends the disadvantage of timber construction in multi-storey construction and continues to create the conditions for additional living space under easier conditions.


New in Schleswig-Holstein State establishes "Competence Centre for Sustainable Procurement and Awarding".

Since 17 December 2019, the "Competence Centre for Sustainable Procurement and Contracting" (KNBV) has been supporting municipalities and other public administration bodies in Schleswig-Holstein in taking sustainability into account. In this context, the range of tasks extends from paperless procurement processes and PVC-free office supplies to electric service vehicles including a charging station concept or sustainable services such as plastic-free, fair and regional catering. The KNBV provides advice, information and support for all questions relating to these processes, products or committee and public relations work. Interested municipalities and other public administration bodies will find competent answers for concrete projects as well as a wide range of training courses and events.

Northern countries launch joint hydrogen strategy

The five northern German coastal states have joined forces to build a green hydrogen economy as a pillar of the energy and transport transition: At their autumn meeting in Lübeck, the ministers, senators and senators responsible for economy and transport today (7 November) adopted a joint "North German Hydrogen Strategy". At the same time the heads of department called on the federal government to support their initiative and to include it in the national hydrogen strategy announced by the federal government for the end of the year. "With our strategy we show a way how the hydrogen potentials can be raised especially in the field of industry and mobility.

Wood Construction Award 2020 in Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg

The Timber Construction Award 2020 Building with Wood in Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg honours realised buildings that are predominantly constructed from wood and wood-based materials as well as other renewable raw materials. The primary objective is to promote the use and further development of this resource-saving, environmentally friendly and sustainable building material. The buildings to be submitted should be of high design quality [...].

Kiel founds municipal housing company

The Kiel City Council will probably vote on the establishment of a municipal housing company on 19 September 2019. Initially, 1,000 apartments are to be built; in the long term, 4,000 new apartments are to be created.

Five new solar energy villages in Germany

Heating village heating networks with sun and wood is becoming a model for success. In Germany, five such heating systems are being launched this year. While the heating sector is the problem child of the energy transition throughout Germany, numerous villages are showing how the conversion to renewable energies can be mastered in one fell swoop. More and more frequently [...]

Popular initiative for affordable housing in Schleswig-Holstein

The state chairwoman of the Sozialverband Deutschland (SoVD), Jutta Kühl, and her deputy Sven Picker, together with the state chair of the Deutscher Mieterbund (DMB) Jochen Kiersch and the managing director Carsten Wendt, gave the starting signal for a popular initiative for affordable housing in Schleswig-Holstein at a press conference in the state house on Friday, February 16. The aim [...]

Six model districts as local drivers for the energy transition

With the funding announcement "Solar Construction / Energy-Efficient City", the BMBF together with the BMWi will provide up to 100 million euros over the next five years for research, development and innovation in the field of sustainable urban development. In the first round of calls for proposals, more than 60 consortia from city administrations, research institutes and [...]

NDR reportage "The bicycle war: Fight for the streets".

The NDR has devoted an elaborate feature to the topic "Who owns the road?". Anyone who rides a bike a lot will know many of the situations shown only too well.

Examples from northern Germany, including Oldenburg and Hamburg, as well as the Koppenhagen model with wide and delimited cycle paths and Germany's first fast cycle path in NRW "SR1" will be shown, but also the sense of cycle lanes on the road will be discussed.

Broadcast: April 24, 2017
Duration: 45 min.


Habeck the popular figure

"Schleswig-Holstein's most popular politician comes from the Green Party and his name is Robert Habeck. He will not run in the state elections." Quoted from a successful portrait in the taz of 28.4.2017: www.taz.de/Habeck-Syndrom/!5401443

Passive house timber construction XXL: Municipal utilities in Lübeck

Europe's largest passive house in timber construction is located in Lübeck. It serves as a new workplace for 430 employees of the local public utility company. According to the client, the timber construction method was no more expensive than a conventional mineral wet construction method - also because an intelligent fire protection concept meant that it was not necessary to clad the timber components.