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    Ford Focus electric

    Ford Focus goes electric

    In August, Ford will launch its first ever full production electric model: the Focus Electric, with a range of 160 kilometres. The model offers the comfort of a standard compact car, but at EUR 40,000 the price tag is considerably higher.
    8 Aug 13, Jan Wilms 0
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    Energy storage

    Making solar electricity last

    Efforts to expand photovoltaics will only work if storage solutions are available that can offset fluctuations in solar energy. No cost-effective technologies exist as yet, but researchers are exploring some extremely promising avenues.
    8 Jul 13, Jürgen Heup and Sascha Rentzing 0
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    Monster view

    Wind farm at Loch Ness

    Scotland’s most famous lake is soon to be home to a wind farm. Not anybody likes that.
    7 Jun 13, 0
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    Wind turbines

    World’s biggest test centre

    To handle rotor blades longer than 75 metres, Siemens builds new test centres. The aim is to reduce the lieklihood of technical faults.
    7 Jun 13, Jürgen Heup 1
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    Energy storage

    Giant batteries in Japan and Germany

    Energy production and consumption changes. The renewable energy world of the future needs different kinds of storage technologies. Now the first countries starts with battery projects bigger than 10 megawatts.
    7 Jun 13, Jürgen Heup 0
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    Green mobility

    The Ford Focus goes electric

    In August, Ford will launch its first ever full production electric model: the Focus Electric, with a range of 160 kilometres. The model offers the comfort of a standard compact car, but at EUR 40,000 the price tag is considerably higher.
    7 Jun 13, Jan Wilms 0
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    Climate change

    Sink or swim

    Floods, storms and heat waves caused by climate change will bring dramatic changes to our world in the coming decades. Cities will be affected the most. Policymakers and scientists are developing strategies to help us adapt.
    23 Apr 13, Astrid Dähn 0
  • Knowledge
    Heating systems

    Time of the pellets

    It has taken years, but sales of pellet boilers are finally picking up. High oil prices and better marketing strategies are behind the boom.
    11 Mar 13, Dittmar Koop 0
  • Knowledge
    EU Directives

    Fuelling the fire

    The European Commission has unveiled the new direction of its biofuel policy. Biofuel manufacturers are up in arms about it.
    8 Mar 13, Dittmar Koop 0
  • Knowledge
    How it works

    Proteins for wind turbines?

    As part of our “How it works”-series we look at the problem of ice build-upon rotor blades. Researchers around the world are working on developing surfaces that prevent ice from forming.
    8 Mar 13, Daniel Hautmann 0

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Issue 02 / 2019

Bridge or barrier - The controversial role of natural gas

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  • 9 Aug 19

    Rostock Wind

    Rostock Wind
  • 27 Aug 19 to 29 Aug 19

    Intersolar South America

    Solar Promotion International GmbH
  • 27 Aug 19 to 29 Aug 19

    ees South America

    Solar Promotion International GmbH