Environmental technology in Rhineland-Palatinate
Environmental engineering covers different areas of environmental science, from pollution control mechanisms to new technologies for sustainable progress.
For sustainable development to respond to environmental issues, they must be socially just, economically viable and environmentally friendly.
Environmental technologies include decentralized renewable energy, building energy efficiency and sustainable construction, recycling and recycling, water treatment and wastewater treatment.
Some technologies contribute directly to energy savings, while others reduce the negative impact of human activity on the environment.
The environmental technology sector in Rhineland-Palatinate is made up of around 650 companies, which are mostly medium-sized. More than 13,000 people work in environmental technology companies in Rhineland-Palatinate.
A uniform regional distribution of the company locations testifies to a heterogeneous structure and integration into all levels of the federal state. Environmental technology companies generate around eleven percent of the state's economic output.
The lead markets for renewable energies, energy efficiency and environmental services account for around sixty percent of Rhineland-Palatinate's industry turnover.
The industry's strong international orientation is reflected in the fact that companies generate about one third of their revenue abroad.