2019 was a bumpy year for the wind sector, and the turbine servicing business was no exception. Senvion’s insolvency in particular had far-reaching repercussions — as reflected in the latest edition of the BWE service survey.
Human exploitation of the Earth’s ecosystems is leaving them barely able to recover, besides accounting for almost a quarter of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, global warming is severely impairing food production.
Removing carbon dioxide after it has been emitted may prove to be vital in the fight against climate change. Two studies suggest a new storing technique and the most efficient way to capture the greenhouse gas.
In 2019, three test routes for trucks powered by overhead lines will begin operation in Germany. Researchers have done the maths on whether the technology is worthwhile – for the climate, and for the bottom line.
The Correctiv research centre is devoted to righting social wrongs through journalism. Its recent project on sea-level rise highlights just how serious the threat has already become in many parts of the world.
The day the offshore wind industry has long been waiting for is here: the Bundesrat and Bundestag have finally passed the Third Act Revising the Legislation Governing the Energy Sector. The sector welcomes the amendment, but remains sceptical.