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TRI-HP Project: Developing trigeneration systems for multi-family buildings

Daniel Carbonell, TRI-HP Project Coordinator from SPF Institute for Solar Technology, explains how this EU funded project TRI-HP develops trigeneration systems based on heat pumps with natural refrigerants and multiple renewable sources, to provide heating, cooling and electricity to multi-family buildings.
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Battery Safety: Accelerating rate calorimeters for the renewable energy sector

Dr Carlos Ziebert, Head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how the safety of stationary battery storage for renewables can be increased by battery calorimetry.
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New solar-powered fuel cell can purify three litres of water a day

Microorganisms within soil could be turned into solar-powered fuel cells that can purify significant amounts of drinking water in one day.
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Researchers use people wearing streetwear to collect solar energy

Like something from a sci-fi film, a team of researchers have found a way to collect solar energy from streetwear that people are wearing.
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NanoStreeM: Final outcomes and perspectives – nanomaterials and risk

Here, Dr Dimiter Prodanov from IMEC explains the final outcomes and perspectives of the NanoStreeM project, including comments on nanomaterials and risk.
sustainable food supply, solar energy

The “Green Deal” Greenhouse: A promise for sustainable food supply

Brite Hellas S.A, discusses the “Green Deal” Greenhouse, A Promise for Sustainable Food Supply starting with problems and needs.
SPF Institute for Solar Technology

SPF Institute for Solar Technology

Research and development of innovative components, systems and processes focusing on solar energy and seasonal energy storage applications.
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Coronavirus outbreak has serious impact on solar industry

Here, the Renewable Energy Hub, discusses how the recent coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on the solar industry across the globe.
energy crisis

Is the world in the midst of an energy crisis?

Azem Hoti, Engineering Recruitment Specialist at VHR Global Technical Recruitment, explores the extent to which the world is in the midst of an energy crisis. One area explored concerns Taiwan’s first commercial offshore wind farm.
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Why solar power is the linchpin of clean, green transport

Thomas Newby, Chief Operations Officer at Tonik Energy, discusses the role renewable energy has to play in ensuring regions can meet the power demand for green transport.
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Building Integrated Photovoltaics technologies in Denmark

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from European Green Cities focuses on Building Integrated Photovoltaics technologies in Denmark.
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Is solar still a good investment?

Here, renewables developer, Anesco looks at the case for investing in solar without government subsidies and why battery storage could hold the key to maximising the benefits.

Insight into novel kinds of solar cell technologies

Jan Macak, Senior Researcher and Group Leader at the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic, provides insight into novel kinds of solar cell technologies.
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How can the energy efficiency of solar cells be increased?

Researchers found that the energy efficiency of solar cells and light-sensing tech can be improved by taking advantage of an unusual property caused by deformations and structural defects.
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How energy efficient is your local supermarket?

Here, Sarah Anderson investigates the energy efficiency of your local supermarket, touching on the urgency of climate change, global examples and what's happening in the UK.
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E-ON encourages Big Six to move towards renewable energy

E.ON’s move to supply 100% renewable electricity signals changing trend in UK power market and encourages Big Six to follow suit, says GlobalData.
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Revealed: The best and worst areas for energy efficiency

Everest study analyses 15,623,536 home Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) across the country to reveal the best and worst rated areas for energy efficiency.
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Renewable energy support package given to Lithuania

European Commission approves renewable energy support package to Lithuania worth EUR 1.24 billion in push for energy autonomy.
clean energy investment

Clean energy investment exeeded $300 billion in 2018

Global clean energy investment[1] totalled $332.1 billion in 2018, the fifth in a row in which investment exceeded the $300 billion mark.
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Clair Perry urged to re-examine renewable energies policy

Gareth Miller has sent Claire Perry MP a letter calling for the government to urgently re-examine its renewable energies policy.

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