News tagged with energy supplies

Science City stores heat in the ground

A groundbreaking project is currently being implemented on the Honggerberg Campus: in future, waste heat from buildings on the Science City Campus will be stored in the earth during the summer through 800 ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Storing green electricity as natural gas

Renewable electricity can be transformed into a substitute for natural gas. Until now, electricity was generated from gas. Now, a German-Austrian cooperation wants to go in the opposite direction. In the future, these researchers ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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European innovation tackles power cuts

Many European countries have just endured their coldest, most protracted winter in decades, and the importance of a secure and reliable energy supply has never been more evident. Additionally, bad weather can cause unprecedented ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Engineering
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'Green' energy from algae

In view of the shortage of petrochemical resources and climate change, development of CO2-neutral sustainable fuels is one of the most urgent challenges of our times. Energy plants like rape or oil palm a ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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British Climate Act 'failed before it started'

The British Climate Act is flawed and comprised of unrealistic and unobtainable targets, writes US academic Roger A Pielke Jr, in a journal paper published in IOP Publishing's Environmental Research Letters.

dateJun 18, 2009 in Environment
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