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Biomass Renewables

Biomass – Renewable Energy by burning our forests?

Talking about Biomass, the probably oldest energy source on earth after the sun, one can distinguish between five different types of Biomass, e.g. (i) wood- chips, logs, bark and sawdust, (ii) agricultural products, (iii) solid waste, (iv) landfill- and biogas and (v) alcohol fuels[1]

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Business General Renewables

Renewable Energy – just a drop in the bucket

In this blog we are going to have a more detailed look at the world wide’s energy mix, looking closely at the shares of each source contributing to the overall supply of energy, the primary usage by sector of each origin, and the distribution of the global electricity mix. 

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Renewables Solar (PV)

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) – Milking the sun

Within this blog, we will talk about solar photovoltaic (PV) by starting to elaborate on basic knowledge facts and get deeper into the rabbit hole by focusing on all aspects of this technology. 

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Hydropower Renewables

Hydropower – the most substantial renewable energy source

In September of 1882, the first-ever hydroelectric power plant began operation, marking a milestone in the production of electricity. Nowadays, more than 16% of the worlds electricity demand is supplied by hydropower, making it by far the strongest within the renewable energy sector. This made us look deeper into hydropower and uncover exciting facts, contributing to the success and enormous growth over the last decades. 

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Business Covid-19 Renewables

COVID-19 – The financial crisis of 2008 was a piece of cake

The world has seen difficult financial times before, like the ‘Black Tuesday’ in 1929, which we all know as the ‘Great Crash of Wall Street’. Only 13 years ago, we were able to observe another crash originating in the USA but spreading all over the world to end in a global financial crisis. Yet we see ourselves heading towards the next crisis at a frightening pace, but surely, we should be prepared and have learned our lesson from mastered crisis’.