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    Grid optimisation

    Balancing act

    Harnessing the sun’s power: closer integration of solar farms with battery storage, e-mobility and heat pumps could enable the PV sector to continue to grow without compromising grid stability
    16 Dec 16, Sascha Rentzing 0
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    Fuel cells

    Hydrogen comes closer to ousting fossil fuels

    Travelling by air and rail could be about to become much cleaner. The world’s first four-seater passenger plane powered by hydrogen rather than fossil fuels has recently completed its maiden flight at Stuttgart airport.
    15 Dec 16, Astrid Dähn 0
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    Bioenergy

    Used with more care

    In a new development strategy German biomass research institutions seek to answer the question how tu use bioenergy with more care.
    18 Mar 15, Sascha Rentzing 0
  • Knowledge
    Smart home

    Nest gains home access

    Google-owned home automation company Nest is continuing its rapid expansion by prodding ever more companies from the appliances and smart home sector to join its open software collaboration, dubbed "Works with Nest”.
    16 Jan 15, Isaac Bah 0
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    Climate Change Performance Index

    Northern Europe is the greenest of them all

    The Climate Change Performance Index 2015 compares 58 top CO2 emitting nations. Scandinavia is top, Australia a flop. Morocco conquers the top ten.
    15 Jan 15, Tim Altegör 0
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    Climate Change

    Scientists issue hands-off warning for fossil fuel reserves

    Keeping global warming below the 2 degree level means limiting cumulative carbon emissions to 1,100 gigatonnes till 2050. But a new study says that might prove illusory as the emissions contained in present day estimates of global fossil fuel reserves are around three times higher than this.
    14 Jan 15, Isaac Bah 0
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    Fuel cell technology

    Toyota follows Tesla’s lead

    Good ideas are best shared – including patents, at least according to the announcement by Japanese car manufacturer Toyota that it is making more than 5,600 of its patents for hydrogen fuel cell technology available free of charge, in the hope that the initiative will spur development and introduction of innovative fuel cell technologies around the world.The announcement, made at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, comes only months after Elon Musk, founder and CEO of...
    12 Jan 15, Isaac Bah 1
  • Knowledge
    Need-based beaconing

    Radar on, lights off

    The flashing lights on wind turbines are an annoyance for people living nearby. Some German companies are now marketing radar technology that can detect aircraft and turn the lights on only when they are needed. Who will win the race?
    18 Dec 14, Bernd Müller 0
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    Carbon capture and storage

    A costly proposal

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sees carbon capture at coal-fired power plants as a key technology in the fight against climate change. The technology itself will soon be ready for market, but the high costs and unresolved storage issue will hamper its introduction.
    15 Dec 14, Sascha Rentzing 0
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    IPCC report

    Climate or coal?

    The world must act quickly to reduce its CO2 emissions – or face major catastrophe. But politicians are failing to ensure that fossil fuels are systematically replaced by renewables.
    15 Dec 14, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0

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Issue 03 / 2017

The Oil Crisis - No cure for our fossil addiction?

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  • 22 Aug 17 to 24 Aug 17

    Intersolar South America

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  • 22 Aug 17 to 24 Aug 17

    Intersolar South America with special exhibit: ees South America

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  • 29 Aug 17 to 30 Aug 17

    Brazil Windpower 2017

    GWEC-Global Wind Energy Council

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