Energy Efficiency Technology

Energy Efficiency Award - deadline 25 June

The German Energy Efficiency Award is endowed with prize money totalling 30,000 euros. Companies from any industry in Germany or abroad can apply online at energy efficiencyaward.de/en/apply/. The 18 nominees, which will be selected by a jury of experts in September, will receive an EEA label for use in their public relations work. The winners will be chosen at this years dena Energiewende-Kongress in November. The jury evaluates all competition entries according to uniform standards based on the criteria of energy saving, relevance to climate protection, cost-effectiveness, degree of innovation of innovation and transferability. It then nominates the winners. This year, small and medium-sized companies will be honoured with two separate awards. For a long-term perspective, the nominees will be announced in September. and will receive a certificate for use. for use in public relations works. The jury will be published in November.

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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

New waste heat recovery technologies can take the industry one step closer to achieving cleaner production methods. Aluminium is the second most highly produced metal and one of the most recycled commodities in the world. In some industries, over 90% of it is recycled .

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Four young scientists talk about the future of waste heat recovery
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Four young scientists talk about the future of waste heat recovery

Scientists in four European countries have been working on the ETEKINA project. They have developed three new heat pipe heat exchangers (HPHE) They aim to recover between 57% and 70% of waste heat streams in three specific sectors.

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17.02: Live briefing/PK on the results of the winter survey of the "Energy Efficiency Index of German Industry".
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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. The Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production has been surveying current and planned energy efficiency activities in German industry every six months since.

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

The IEA report should be read by entire EEIP network. It is good to have a wake-up call by the IEA. But we also have to take stock of how far we have come and the practical measures we can take to improve.

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An Integrated Approach for Industrial Symbiosis: the CORALIS project
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An Integrated Approach for Industrial Symbiosis: the CORALIS project

Industrial Symbiosis (IS) aims to mimic the functioning of ecological systems. A consortium of 29 partners will work together aiming at: Decarbonising the resource and energy intensive industry sectors. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made.

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What is the carbon footprint of space travel?
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What is the carbon footprint of space travel?

Two astronauts successfully left the earths atmosphere to dock with the international space station on a semi re-usable rocket. This was clearly an incredible achievement and returned the USA to the forefront of space travel. In addition this significant step moves us closer to manned.

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Could Ammonia be an energy black swan?
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Could Ammonia be an energy black swan?

Ammonia is produced under super high pressures from Hydrogen and Nitrogen. The feed stock for Ammonia (NH3) is simply Nitrogen and Hydrogen. Potential early applications for ammonia as a fuel include shipping and maybe even aviation.

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How will energy look in 2030? My 10 predictions for the next 10 years!
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How will energy look in 2030? My 10 predictions for the next 10 years!

Ten years ago Matt Cardle was Christmas number one (anyone remember Mr Cardle?) and David Cameron had just started his 6 years in office. The UK Government predicted in its base case energy scenario that in 2020 electricity generation would be delivered with 75T.

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Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy
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Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy

The EU ceramic industry represents an annual production value of around €30 billion. The EU Emissions Trading System covers over 1200 ceramic installations. Ceramic products can be reused, recycled or recovered after their end-of-life.

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