Energy & Climate

AmCham Germany monitors legislative developments in German environmental policy and the implementation of European legislation in Germany, engaging in the political debates related to this topic. In the context of the German Energiewende and hence the transition to renewable energy, the Energy & Climate Committee focuses specifically on energy strategies and on AmCham Germany’s contribution to a sustainable, stable and competitive energy policy in Germany. We also monitor the transition of the US energy system and emphasize the importance of transatlantic research cooperation in the fields of environmental and energy issues, with a specific focus on green energy sources.

Energy & Climate News

Enviroment & Energy

AmCham Germany's EEC discusses G20 Summit with Dr. Gesa Miehe-Nordmeyer, Federal Chancellery

On May 10, 2017 Dr. Gesa Miehe-Nordmeyer, Leiterin G7/G20 Sherpa-Stab at the Federal Chancellery met with members of AmCham Germany‘s Environment &...

Enviroment & Energy

Jochen Homann, President of the Bundesnetzagentur, visits Environment & Energy Committee

Berlin, December 8th: Jochen Homann, President of the Bundesnetzagentur, joined the Environment & Energy Committee's last meeting of this year to...

Enviroment & Energy

MEP Herbert Reul meets with Environment & Energy Committee in Berlin

On December 2nd, AmCham Germany’s Environment & Energy Committee (EEC) hosted MEP Herbert Reul, Chairman of the CDU/CSU Delegation in the European...

Energy & Climate Committee

AmCham Germany’s Energy & Climate Committee supports the principles of long-term economic efficiency, demand-oriented innovation and excellence in production processes impacting the environment as well as product management in German and European legislation.


Position Paper "Stellungnahme zu dem Regierungsentwurf des Kraft-Wärme-Kopplungsgesetz" (November 2015)

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Position Paper "Stellungnahme zu dem geplanten globalen Klimaschutzabkommen im Rahmen der UN Klimakonferenz COP21 in Paris" (Oktober 2015)

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Position Paper „Stellungnahme zu der künftigen Nutzung von Kraft-Wärme-Kopplung“ (May 2015)

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Position Paper "Beitrag zur Diskussion um ein neues Strommarktdesign" (November 2014)

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Position Paper "Beitrag der Amerikanischen Handelskammer zur Energiewende" (June 2012)

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