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The HyAfrica project is concerned with exploring deposits of natural hydrogen in several African countries to provide alternative energy for local areas. The long-term joint research and innovation partnership between the European Union and the African Union in the field of renewable energy (LEAP-RE) is funding the project with a budget …
The cooperation of the University of Bayreuth with the city of Wunsiedel around the energy park there will be further expanded. The Bavarian Minister President, Dr. Markus Söder, expressly supports the concept for a Future Energy Lab drawn up by the two partners and announced yesterday, September 14, 2022, that the …
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Project at Kiel University of Applied Sciences (UAS) aims to make electricity use more efficient. The IntelliGrid plug allows some household appliances to be used specifically when cheap electricity is available. Currently, the project team is looking for test households. Storing electricity is difficult. Capacitors are often very expensive and limited …
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Widespread recycling of lithium-ion batteries, especially from electric cars, will sustainably ensure the supply of critical raw materials in the future. Today’s recycling processes recover only some metals, lithium is partially lost, graphite even completely. A new process could now change this: In the RecycleMat project, the Center for Solar Energy …
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