• 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
  • Knowledge
    TopNano research project

    Nordic countries fight ice with nanotech

    Scientists in the Scandinavian TopNano research project are working on applying nanotechnology to prevent ice from building up on surfaces.
    8 Mar 13, Daniel Hautmann 0
  • Knowledge
    Multi-junction cells

    Unprecedented efficiency

    Concentrated photovoltaics is breaking one record after another. Azur Space Solar Power of Heilbronn recently recorded 43.3 percent efficiency using its multi-junction cells in a sun simulator – that’s the highest level ever measured for this type of cell.
    8 Mar 13, Sascha Rentzing 0
  • Knowledge
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    Global Warming

    Climate-change catastrophe

    The recent study entitled “Climate Change, Impacts and Vulnerability in Europe 2012”, published by the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen, has found that people in temperate climates are going to start experiencing nature as a much more hostile place to live than previously imagined.
    7 Mar 13, Jörg-Rainer Zimmermann 0
  • Knowledge

    Solution found for grid connections?

    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.
    4 Feb 13, Anne-Katrin Wehrmann 0
  • Knowledge
    Renewables in Cape Verde

    Treasure island

    Cape Verde aims to source half of its electricity from renewables by 2020 – and it is well on the way to succeeding. The island nation is a role model for the entire West Africa region.
    22 Jan 13, 0


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Learning to care - Can AI help save the planet?

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