Energy Efficiency Technology

Smart pneumatics: 3 main steps towards sustainable production.

Industry 4.0, condition monitoring, and predictive maintenance is the trend in the industrial sector nowadays. When I ask you about them, what do you imagine? The answer to this question probably lies between cyber-physical systems and augmented reality that combines the real world of production with the virtual world of information and communication technology. What if I ask about Industry 4.0…

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DEEP 2.0 - De-risking energy efficiency through better reference data
Energy Efficiency Technology

DEEP 2.0 - De-risking energy efficiency through better reference data

The De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP) is an open-source database for energy efficiency investments performance monitoring and benchmarking. DEEP provides an improved understanding of the…

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5 energy sources you have never thought of
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5 energy sources you have never thought of

Every day, surplus heat is released into the environment, contributing to global warming and wasting chances of clean energy generation. Opportunities to recover and reuse it can be found in places…

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Energy Efficiency Award - deadline 25 June
Energy Efficiency Technology

Energy Efficiency Award - deadline 25 June

The Energy Efficiency Award: an international competition Visionary entrepreneurs and pragmatic technicians are the focus of the Energy Efficiency Award. Since 2007, the German Energy Agency (dena)…

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How reusing waste heat can take aluminium one step closer to becoming a greener industry
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How reusing waste heat can take aluminium one step closer to becoming a greener industry

Aluminium is one of the most recycled commodities in the world, but the processes involved in the production of this metal still leave a high environmental impact on the planet. New waste heat…

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A catalogue of energy efficiency measures for supermarkets
Energy Efficiency Technology

A catalogue of energy efficiency measures for supermarkets

The SUPER-HEERO project, co-funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020 Programme, aims at providing a replicable financial scheme for energy efficiency investment in small and medium…

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Four young scientists talk about the future of waste heat recovery
Niche Technologies, Innovative Material Heating

Four young scientists talk about the future of waste heat recovery

On the crossroads to sustainability, energy intensive industries face huge challenges – waste heat recovery is one of the most promising options to save energy, feed a circular economy and go green.…

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Climate neutrality and the potential of digital energy efficiency technologies - Five application examples
Energy Efficiency Technology

Climate neutrality and the potential of digital energy efficiency technologies - Five application examples

Reducing CO2 emissions to zero in 30 years - utopian? The conversion of Germany'senergy supply to green and renewable is a done deal. In 30 years, the country is to meet its energy needs from…

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17.02: Live briefing/PK on the results of the winter survey of the "Energy Efficiency Index of German Industry".
Energy Efficiency Technology

17.02: Live briefing/PK on the results of the winter survey of the "Energy Efficiency Index of German Industry".

The 2020 winter survey of the Energy Efficiency Index (EEI) shows a renewed increase in the importance of energy efficiency within German industry. While it was already apparent in the summer that the…

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New IEA Energy Efficiency 2020 report signals reversals for First Fuel
Energy Efficiency Technology

New IEA Energy Efficiency 2020 report signals reversals for First Fuel

The recently released annual IEA update on energy efficiency trends is grim reading. It sets out cold evidence of the concern we all share that the Covid-19 crisis has significantly damaged energy…

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