Energy & Green Tech

Powering ships with hydrogen from methanol

Shipping is one of the fastest-growing sources of greenhouse gases, and this is leading shipbuilders and operators on a search for environmentally friendly alternative propulsion systems. Researchers at Fraunhofer have joined ...

Energy & Green Tech

Waste not, want watts: Turning waste into energy

The race is on to reuse waste as energy in the most effective way possible. Combined heat and power is an old idea for saving fuel with a new imperative to slash emissions. Innovative furnaces based on biofuel systems will ...

Business

Suddenly everyone wants 'super-hot' heat pumps

SINTEF has developed the world's "hottest" heat pump together with its industrial partners and colleagues at NTNU. It recently held its third conference on the topic of high-temperature heat pumps.

Energy & Green Tech

Innovative waste heat recovery experiment in Sweden

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden has set up a small fuel cell-powered data center in LuleƄ, a coastal city in northern Sweden, for the recovery of waste heat. The fuel cells generate electricity used to power the Edge ...

Energy & Green Tech

Interview: How waste heat recovery will change the landscape

Each year industries across Europe allow a valuable source of heat energy to simply escape out their chimneys. An EU-funded project called ETEKINA has reimagined a decades-old technology called heat pipe heat exchangers that ...

Energy & Green Tech

Microsoft data centre to warm homes in Finland

Technology giant Microsoft announced a new data centre in the Finnish capital on Thursday, with waste heat to be channelled into warming homes and businesses.

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