State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Protection and Energy
of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Berger Allee 25
40213 Düsseldorf
Telephone: (0211) 61772 0
Email: (For information on encrypted e-mails, see hier.)

Legal form

The State of North Rhine-Westphalia is a public corporation.

Authorised to represent

The Ministry is represented by Minister Mona Neubaur.

Sales tax identification number according to § 27a UStG

DE 30 23 50 913

Editorially responsible

Michael Theben (Head of Climate Protection Department),
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Protection and Energy
of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Berger Allee 25
40213 Düsseldorf

Internet Editorial Office

Uwe Lewe (Department 715),

Technical Support

Elgendorfer Str. 57
56410 Montabaur
Phone: +49 (0) 721 170 5522

Design and Realisation

Die Webwerkstatt
Birkenweg 16
40627 Düsseldorf

Phone: +49 (0) 211 2204587


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The Ministry takes great care in preparing the information for this website and endeavours to ensure that it is up-to-date, correct and complete. All content is intended for general information and does not constitute a business, legal or other advisory service. The Ministry provides no guarantee and accepts no liability for any damage of a material or non-material nature caused by the use of the service, unless it can be proven that such damage was caused intentionally or by gross negligence.

This website refers to numerous online offers. The contents of the linked websites are predominantly designed by institutions and/or companies over which the Ministry has no influence. The Ministry does not adopt the contents listed there as its own. No liability whatsoever is assumed for the offers of third parties. Should you find questionable or illegal content on the Ministry's website or on websites to which links are provided, the Ministry would be grateful if you would inform us accordingly.

In addition, we would like to point out that parts of the website or the entire website of the Ministry may be changed, supplemented or deleted without prior notice. The temporary or permanent termination of publication is also possible without notice.

Copyright and Trademark Law

Unless otherwise stated, all pages on this state government information server are subject to copyright. Reproduction or use of the contents or parts thereof in other electronic or printed publications and their publication is only permitted with prior consent. This also applies to use on the Internet.

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Permission to publish individual contents of the website may be granted by the editors. Images, graphics, text or other files may be subject in whole or in part to the copyright of third parties.

If images, graphics, text or other files from the Ministry's website are to be used by third parties for purposes other than purely journalistic purposes, the editorial office of the Press Office must be contacted in advance. Only the editorial office can grant permission for the publication of individual contents of the portal.
Images that are not offered for download may not be used without the permission of the editorial office.

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