Cleantech startups: German utilities bridging the valley of death?

Starting a new company in the energy sector, especially in the clean tech branch, is risky and every so often not successful. Since 2013, utilities in the US and EU increased their venture capital investments as well as their acquisition activities.

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The G20 Energy Efficiency Forum and the Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit

The G20 Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit is the product of the collaborative work of 15 participatingcountry members of the G20’s Energy Efficiency Finance Task Group,

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Introduction: Electro-heat technologies

The inherent power of most electro-heat technologies lies in the fact that they generate heat within the target material, leading to advantages in terms of process control and end-use energy efficiency.

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DecarbEurope campaign launched in Brussels

Today, 12 European organisations have presented the Report “DecarbEurope 2017: Connecting technologies for a cleaner future”.

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Business Practices

Smart Mobility in Smart City

Urban transport is responsible for about a quarter of CO2 emissions from transport. Technomar partnered this EU co-funded project on how to make urban transport more environmentally sustainable by wide deployment of Full-Electric Vehicles (FEV). This is the summary report covering interaction between FEV, transport- and energy infrastructure (smart grid). It also includes strategies for trip planning, driving and charging ... to finally optimize FEV autonomy range and energy efficiency....

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Hydraulic system - energy efficiency optimization

This paper describes the 4 step approach of KSB to optimize the energy efficiency of a hydraulic system. While focussing on the entire life-cycle, the aim is to lower operating costs. The approach starts with a system analysis to detect optimization potential and ends with usage of smart pump technology and services during operation - see also paper on industry 4.0 and smart pump technology. It contains links to details of each step of the process....

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Cleantech startups: German utilities bridging the valley of death?

Energy Efficiency

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24 May 2017

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Dr Marius Buchmann

Starting a new company in the energy sector, especially in the clean tech branch, is risky and every so often not successful. Since 2013, utilities in the US and EU increased their venture capital investments as well as their acquisition activities.

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The G20 Energy Efficiency Forum and the Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit

Finance

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17 May 2017

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Dr Steven Fawkes

The G20 Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit is the product of the collaborative work of 15 participatingcountry members of the G20’s Energy Efficiency Finance Task Group,

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Introduction: Electro-heat technologies

Energy Recovery

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16 May 2017

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Dusan Jakovljevic

The inherent power of most electro-heat technologies lies in the fact that they generate heat within the target material, leading to advantages in terms of process control and end-use energy efficiency.

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