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Energy management and performance improvement © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Once various energy efficiency measures have been deployed in a building, energy management and performance improvements can be put in place as a set of tools to: (1) Ensure energy systems’...

Energy Savings in buildings © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Technologies and measures which are aimed at reducing the use of energy in buildings could have several advantages, such as lower energy bills, increasing comfort of living or working, and reduced...

Energy Storage: Compressed Air (CAES) http://www.rwe.com/web/cms/mediablob/en/399030/data/365478/2/rwe/innovation/proj

Energy storage provides a variety of socio-economic benefits and environmental protection benefits. Energy storage can be performed in a variety of ways. Examples are: pumped hydro storage,...

Energy Storage: Pumped Storage © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Next to the other energy storage technologies, such as phase change materials, batteries and CAES, pumped hydro is another option for energy storage. Pumped hydro storage uses two water reservoirs...

Energy tower downdraft image energy tower downdraft

Energy towers are vertical, hollow towers constructed in dry desert regions with heights of 400 metres or more. Water from nearby sources (such as a sea) is pumped to the top of the tower and...

Ethanol Cook Stoves greengel stove

Alcohol burning stoves based on ethanol can be used for cooking, water heating and heating of buildings. The technology can be applied in households, institutions (e.g. schools) and...

Fuel cells for mobile applications fuel cells for mobile applications

Fuel cells are used to produce electricity. They are considered a promising technology to replace conventional combustion engines in vehicles. Fuel cells may also replace batteries in portable...

Fuel cells for stationary applications Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell in a T-Mobile data center in Munich

Fuel cells make it possible to efficiently convert the energy stored in several kinds of gases, among which hydrogen and methane, into electricity. Although the concept, according to which fuel...

Gasification of Municipal Solid Waste for Large-Scale Electricity/Heat © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Thermal gasification of municipal solid waste (MSW) is a chemical process that generates a gaseous, fuel-rich product. This product can then be combusted in a boiler, producing steam for power...

Geothermal Electricity Production geothermal flash steam

Inside the Earth's crust there are several reservoirs with hot water which can be used for heating buildings and/or production of electricity. The process causes relatively little CO2...

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