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Verschiedene Speicherkonzepte - Brine4Power: EWE will Strom unter der Erde speichern

Bis Mitte des Jahrhunderts sollen nach dem Willen der Bundesregierung 80 Prozent unseres Strombedarfs aus erneuerbaren Quellen gedeckt werden. Dazu …

Wissenschaft

Intelligenter Strom für Cuxhaven

Wie kann der Anteil erneuerbarer Energien besser in die Stromnetze integriert werden? Das Projekt eTelligence baut in Cuxhaven ein intelligentes …

Wissenschaft

Sonnenenergie: Kanadische Forscher bauen Solarzellen mit Bakterien

Sonnenenergie: Kanadische Forscher bauen Solarzellen mit Bakterien - Golem.de Sonnenenergie: Kanadische Forscher bauen Solarzellen mit …

Wissenschaft

Printed in-situ Perovskite Solar Cells and Save Resources and Can Be Produced Locally

Today silicon solar cells dominate the global photovoltaic market. They are produced using numerous processing steps starting with the synthesis of …

March madness: Renewables break the 100 mark in Portugal

Portugal is a formidable newsmaker this month in renewables. The average renewable generation for March exceeded 103% of consumption.

Plastikmüll: Reinigungsanlage statt China-Export

Bislang wurden große Mengen deutschen Mülls nach Fernost verbracht – doch das ist nicht länger erlaubt. Mit neuen Verfahren soll das Plastik …

Pellets statt Filament: dieser 3D-Drucker macht Recycling einfacher

Günstig und umweltfreundlich soll der neue Gigabot X sein. Der extragroße 3D-Drucker nutzt Pellets statt Filament und soll auch recycleten Kunststoff …

Studie: USA könnten 80 Prozent ihres Strombedarfs aus erneuerbaren Quellen decken

Erneuerbare Energiequellen sind auch in den USA im Kommen – und manche Städte und Bundesstaaten verlangen für sie Quoten von 100 Prozent. Manche …

‘World’s First’ Solar-Powered train to begin operation in Australia

We “found a dilapidated train, restored it, and are powering it with a 4.6 billion year old power source” is how Jeremy Holmes, development director of the Byron Bay Railroad Company succinctly summarized the mission of the world’s first solar-powered train project. The train, designed to be …

Costa Rica Runs on 100% Renewable Energy for 300 Days Straight

Costa Rica continues to impress with its commitment to renewable energy. We've been in awe when year after year, the Central American nation continues to lead by example, building toward its pledge of carbon neutrality by 2021. With just a few weeks left in 2017, they have run over 300 consecutive …

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The rampant development of the global gaming industry has significantly driven the shipment growth...<p>Internet of Things (IoT) is promising a market …

Mobile

Bill Joy Finds the Jesus Battery

<b>As technology tries to maintain</b> its dizzying ascent, one dead weight has kept its altitude in check: the battery. Our chips keep getting faster and …

Tesla begins production of solar cells at Buffalo gigafactory

It has taken three years, during which time the technology and even the companies involved have changed, but the much anticipated SolarCity …

Sonnen, E3 / DC, Senec and LG Chem dominate German residential PV storage market

Demand for residential PV is growing in Germany, and with it also the installation of storage systems. According to market analysis conducted by EuPD …

Water Filtration Using Wood Fibers

One of the key components of living off-the-grid is an effective method of water filtration, and a team of researchers at the Swedish KTH Royal …

Solar Panels

Über Solarstrom-Systeme, ehemals Photovoltaic genannt ;)

Aktuell sind auf einem Grundstück in Ägypten bereits knapp 10% der PV-Leistung installiert wie PV-tech berichtet, geplant sei diese Kapazität bis …

Toyota debuts new Prius with rooftop PV option in Japan

The rooftop solar panels recharge the 3.7-volt (24Ah) lithium-ion auxiliary battery while driving to raise hybrid fuel efficiency, but cannot charge …

Electric Vehicles

Revolution Wind Farm: Tesla will Windstrom speichern

Ein Windkraftwerk auf dem Meer mit angeschlossenem Speicher will das Unternehmen Deepwater Wind vor der Ostküste der USA bauen. Den Speicher für den …

German energy company wants to build flow batteries in old natural gas caverns

Research for a massive redox flow battery is underway.<p>A German energy company recently announced that it’s partnering with a university to build a …

Alphabet could soon be competing with Tesla in renewable energy storage

By using salt and antifreeze<p>Alphabet’s secretive research lab X is developing a new way to store renewable energy that otherwise might be wasted — by using salt and antifreeze, reports <i>Bloomberg</i><i>.</i> Researchers are developing a system that can be located anywhere, has the potential to last longer than …

Emergency Pedal Power System

Emergency Power Anywhere – No fuel, no wind, no sun is required. You just need a bicycle to produce power.<p>This system provides a convenient means to …

Living Rooms

Mini-Windräder: Der teure Traum von der Energie-Selbstversorgung

Mit Mini-Windrädern können Hausbesitzer ihren eigenen Strom erzeugen – doch die Technik ist bislang sehr teuer. Und es ist nicht das einzige …

The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades

It’s no longer surprising to encounter 100-foot pinwheels spinning in the breeze as you drive down the highway. But don’t get too comfortable with …

Tesla wins contract with major Australian electric grid to deploy Powerpacks across several sites

Australia is feeling the need to stabilize its electric grid through energy storage and Tesla is among several companies trying to present their battery packs as ideal solutions.<p>Now we learn that Tesla has won the latest contract with Transgrid, the company operating the NSW transmission grid, in …

Tesla

Hyperloop One unveils 9 new potential European routes for high-speed travel

After unveiling 11 potential routes for the high-speed transportation system in the US, Hyperloop One is now announcing 9 new potential European routes.<p>While it doesn’t mean that any of them will actually be built, those are currently the most likely routes to be among the first regions to get a …

High-speed Rail

Tesla Solar Roof: only we can pull it off, says VP of solar products, competitors are ‘kind of f***ed’

Tesla’s solar roof tiles are not the first attempt at integrating solar cells into roofing products. Several companies have tried in the past and even delivered some products, even big companies like Dow Chemical, but they ended up discontinuing the product.<p>Now Tesla thinks that it has a winning …

Solar Power

Renault is latest automaker to unveil a Tesla Powerwall competitor with used batteries

As we recently noted when Mercedes-Benz launched its home battery pack, it seems that every other automaker, including Nissan and BMW, started leveraging their electric vehicle battery pack technology for residential energy storage since Tesla launched the Powerwall in 2015.<p>Now Renault is the …

Electric Vehicles

Osram und Tengelmann investieren Millionen in Vertical-Farming-Kühlschrank | NGIN Food

Hannah Scherkamp – 13. Mai 2017<p>Ohne grünen Daumen Kräuter und Salat zuhause züchten? Der Gewächsschrank des Startups Agrilution soll es möglich …

Tesla unveils its new ‘sleek and low-profile’ exclusive solar panel made by Panasonic

The attention around Tesla’s solar products is mostly focused on its solar roof tiles, but those address only a new segment in the market – the new roof segment. Tesla is also trying to innovate for homeowners who don’t need a new roof, but who still want to generate their own solar energy.<p>This …

Solar Power