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LPG and LNG for Household and Commercial Cooking © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

LNG consists mainly of methane, which has a boiling point of –164 0C and for liquefaction requires cryogenic insulated tanks at about atmospheric pressure. Recent practice has been...

Methanol cook stoves © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Alcohol burning stoves based on methanol can be used to supply a cooking service, water heating and heating of buildings. The technology can be applied in households, institutions (e.g. schools)...

Micro-algae for mitigating carbon dioxide © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Micro-algae are a group of unicellular or simple multicellular fast growing photosynthetic microorganisms that can conserve CO2 efficiently from different sources, including the atmosphere,...

Modal shift in freight transport © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

The modal split for freight transport varies greatly by region, and is largely determined by geographical and economic factors. However there is a common trend towards more use of road transport,...

Motorised three-wheeler taxis © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

This article presents readers with the option of retaining three-wheeler taxis – with attention to better technology, maintenance and regulation – on the grounds that they perform a valuable role...

Natural Gas Combined Cycle plants © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Fuel switching, or the replacement of fossil fuels with a high carbon content with low-carbon fuels, is one of the principal methods suggested to reduce CO2 emissions from energy...

Non-motorised Transport © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and www.bmvbs.de

Non-motorised transport (NMT) is often a key element of successfully encouraging clean urban transport. It can be a very attractive mode of transport for relatively short distances, which make up...

Ocean energy: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Marine renewables, also known as ocean energy, refers to a broad range of technologies that extract energy from the ocean; this energy can be in the form of ocean waves, tidal movements or thermal...

Ocean Energy: Salinity gradient for electricity generation © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Five basic forms of ocean energy can be harvested for to generate electricity and fresh water by various means: a)...

Ocean energy: Tidal barrage © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Marine renewables, also known as ocean energy, refers to a broad range of technologies that extract energy from the ocean; this energy can be in the form of ocean waves, tidal movements or thermal...

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