Energy & Green Tech

Hot water wells in Hungary fuel switch from Russian gas

At plants painted with birds and hedgehogs, hot water from deep underground is being channeled to produce energy and heat for thousands of households in Hungary's third largest city Szeged.

Energy & Green Tech

Berlin preps 'huge thermos' to help heat homes this winter

The rust-colored tower rising from an industrial site near the banks of Berlin's Spree river looks nothing like the sleek flasks Germans use for coffee, yet its purpose is similar: to provide some warmth throughout the day, ...

Energy & Green Tech

How Dutch houses can become almost energy- and CO2-neutral

How much energy and greenhouse gas emissions can Dutch homes save? Xining Yang uses Leiden as an example and shows with his research how enormous the impact can be. At least, if we work harder on becoming more sustainable. ...

Engineering

Micro drilling turbines improve efficiency of geothermal systems

Geothermal systems are becoming an increasingly important source of clean and, above all, baseload-capable energy. But the wells, which can be several thousand meters deep, are risky, and things can sometimes go wrong. Fraunhofer ...

Internet

Elon Musk back on Twitter after break

Elon Musk, who garnered attention for quitting Twitter last week, is back on the social platform, with little explanation for the hiatus or the return.

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