If we are in a climate crisis, it is time to leave no stone unturned.  In the 1970s, there were two major oil crises and action was mobilised on many fronts. The International Energy Agency was created to front the work of the western developed countries. They were major crises, no doubt. But they were not existential crises as we are facing now. The journalist David Wallace-Wells, as one…

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Policy & Regulation Energy Management

The time is right: Industrial Policy and the European Green Deal

This week, there is a big article in the Financial Times about how Brussels is re-tooling industrial policy. The focus of the article is on how there is increasing support to develop the battery…

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Policy & Regulation National & Regional Policy Climate Change

More national climate policies expected, but how effective are the existing ones?

Author: European Environment Agency

In 2019, EU Member States reported that they had already adopted or were planning to adopt 1925 national policies and corresponding measures to reduce greenhouse…

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Smart Cities & Buildings E-Mobility, Mobility & Public Transport

Driverless and electric, or car-free? The cities cutting out cars, and why


It’s common consensus in the tech industry that the days of cars as we know them—powered by gas, driven by humans, and individually owned by all who want and can afford one—are…

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CHP Heat Source Technology Smart Cities & Buildings

ORC-systems are helping to create a sustainable energy future

ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) technology made possible by SWEP brazed plate heat exchangers is being used in Sweden to transform waste heat into renewable electricity. This high efficiency and low maintenance way to produce sustainable electricity is being adopted by district heating systems around the world. Read how Ronneby Municipality put this innovative technology to use.

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Energy Recovery & DHC Heat Source Technology

Rank Organic Rankine Cycle Technology with applications in Heat Recovery solution

In a project involving ACCIONA and KEROS CERAMICA, RANK has worked with SWEP to implement a heat recovery solution for electricity power generation. ORC RANK equipment capacities range from 2 to 100 kWe. The activation range for the low-temperature equipment starts at just 85 °C.SWEP's heat exchangers are installed as economizers, evaporators and condensers.

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