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
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
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
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
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
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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Issue 03 / 2017

The Oil Crisis - No cure for our fossil addiction?

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  • 11 Aug 17

    onshore wind sector forum: "Rostock Wind"

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    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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