• Economy
    Dutch model

    Aviation expertise for the wind industry

    The Dutch online platform Spares in Motion uses expertise from the aviation industry to tap into the growing global market for wind turbine maintenance and repairs.
    6 May 15, Isaac Bah 0
  • Economy
    Financial difficulties

    Shot in the arm for Suzlon

    Capital injection for India’s heavily indebted turbine manufacturer Suzlon: Indian billionaire gives EUR 250 million.
    13 Mar 15, Sascha Rentzing/Tim Altegör 0
  • Economy

    Apple planning electric car, rumours say

    Is the iCar coming? Rumours say, that Apple is working on a electric car project. Recently announcements show, that the US company is focusing green technologies: Apple wants to invest nearly USD 1 billion in a solar power station with a capacity of 130 megawatts to power its new headquarters in Cupertino as well as all of the Apple stores in California.
    12 Mar 15, Sascha Rentzing 1
  • Economy
    Swedish energy company Vattenfall

    EUR 1 billion on wind power

    Vattenfall expands its renewable operations and intends to get rid of its lignite division.
    9 Mar 15, Sascha Rentzing/Tim Altegör 0
  • Economy
    Wind energy industry

    Dong quits onshore wind

    Danish energy company Dong has announced its withdrawal from all its remaining onshore activities. Future wind activities will instead focus on the offshore market
    5 Jan 15, Isaac Bah 0
  • Economy
    Turbine design

    Larger, higher, quieter

    WindEnergy 2014 sent out a clear message: evolution, not revolution, is the order of the day. The trend is moving towards larger, customised turbines, but not necessarily higher capacities.
    13 Oct 14, Bernd Müller 0
  • Economy
    Foto: GE

    „It's our task to provide technological answers“

    …says Andreas von Bobart, General Manager Renewables Germany of GE Power & Water, commenting on the uncertainty in the wind industry, caused by the impending introduction of tenders.
    10 Oct 14, Interviewed by Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Economy
    Battery research

    New storage joint venture: it’s a Sony… kind of

    Japanese technology conglomerate Sony Corporation and Canada’s largest electricity producer Hydro-Québec are joining forces to set up a joint venture to research and develop a large-scale energy storage system for power grids. Both firms believe that demand for large-scale energy storage systems will increase in the future, driven by high demand for electric power during peak times, the need to stabilise fluctuations in electricity generated from renewables, and the goal of securing a stable power supply in case of outages or disasters.
    2 Sep 14, Isaac Bah 1
  • Economy

    “All our patents belong to you”

    Revolutionary: The US electric car manufacturer Tesla has declared its commitment to transparency. Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, announced in a blog entry that all the company’s patents are being made publicly available and he invited competitors in the electric vehicle sector to make use of the technology pioneered by the Californian company.
    1 Sep 14, Isaac Bah 0
  • Economy

    Business ideas for a green future

    While there are fewer company start-ups in Germany overall, the green economy is bucking the trend. Many of the newly developed products and services are based on the idea that everyone can play a part in the switch to renewables.
    28 May 14, Anne-Katrin Wehrmann 0


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Issue 02 / 2020

Learning to care - Can AI help save the planet?

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    World Renewable Energy Congress – WREC 2020

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