Energy & Green Tech

Increasing methane yield from biogas plants

Biogas plants produce methane along with more than 40% CO2 which has been released into the atmosphere in conventional biogas plants. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Microengineering and Microsystems IMM have ...

Energy & Green Tech

Expanding the horizons of sustainable ceramics

Churning out the world's toilets, tiles, plates and pipes, the resource-guzzling ceramics industry can go a long way to clean up its act, environmentally speaking.

Energy & Green Tech

Solar and wind power are key to decarbonising Switzerland

How can we reduce the carbon footprint of electricity consumption in Switzerland? The country relies on electricity imports from fossil fuel power plants, which are major emitters of greenhouse gases. A team of researchers ...

Energy & Green Tech

Energizing buildings

A solar façade developed at ETH Zurich combines electricity production with intelligent shading to achieve optimal energy balance.

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