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The future of seawater desalination

People around the world are increasingly dependent on drinking water from seawater desalination plants. Water is a scarce resource. And it will probably stay that way because while in some regions of the world per capita consumption is steadily increasing,…

Wind turbine blade recycling

Rotor blades are robust, which makes recycling difficult. So far, it has hardly been possible to do more than store them in landfills. A modern rotor blade measures 70 meters in length, up to 90 meters for offshore systems, and…

What is Polkadot (DOT)?

Polkadot is a project that aims to connect the currently highly fragmented world of blockchains. It acts as a neutral middleman who mediates between the peculiarities of the individual blockchains and thus allows users to communicate with different blockchains from…

Hydrogen storage options

Hydrogen storage can basically take place in a gaseous or liquid state, but also in chemically bound form, in metal hydrides, or via adsorption. Hydrogen is gaseous under ambient conditions and is the lightest element in the periodic table with…

Tesla Solar-Roof

Seen from the ground Tesla´s Solar-Roof is indistinguishable from the usual clay or slate bricks, with the difference that they produce electricity. With a seamless design, each tile looks great up-close or from the street. Tesla would like to continue…

Hydrogen: Hype or Hope?

Many experts have high hopes for hydrogen to make the world less dependent on fossil fuels. There are significant challenges between the potential of hydrogen and its use in different sectors. In individual road transport, an electric car is a…