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    Issue 5/2018

    Wiring the roads

    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.
    17 Oct 18, Joachim Wille 0
  • Knowledge
    Issue 5/2017

    Remedial action

    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.
    23 Nov 17, By Tim Altegör 0
  • Knowledge
    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
  • Knowledge
    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
  • Knowledge
    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
  • Knowledge
    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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