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News in Brief 06_2018

Photovoltaic plant fully installed in Jägersfreude – montanSOLAR GmbH completes tenth project in Saarland

The photovoltaic plant in Saarbrücken-Jägersfreude is the tenth project for montanSOLAR GmbH, Ensdorf /Germany, in Saarland. The first phase of construction of the 2.3 MWp solar power plant on the 8.7 ha site is now complete (Figure 1). And now it has officially commenced operations. The entire plant will be completed in three phases of construction over the coming years and will ...

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New approach to landscape conservation – Aubrac cattle herd introduced in Fürstenhausen

Landschaftsagentur Plus GmbH, Datteln/Germany, has undertaken its first grazing project on behalf of RAG Aktiengesellschaft, Essen and RAG Montan Immobilien GmbH, Essen, in Saarland. An Aubrac herd (Figure 1) has been introduced as part of the remediation of the former Saarland refinery site in Völklingen and the Lydia tip in Quierschied. To counteract the intrusion into nature and the landscape in ...

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Award ceremony for the 2018 Helmuth-Burckhardt Prize

This year, the Helmuth-Burckhardt Prize, awarded by the German Raw Materials and Mining Association (VRB), was presented to young graduate engineer, Felix Heinrich, from Dresden/Germany, (Figure 1). VRB, the professional umbrella association for the German mining industry, awarded the young academic his prize at the general assembly held on 11th October 2018 in Berlin. The Helmuth-Burckhardt prize has been awarded annually ...

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Power-to-X: Flexible storage solutions for integrated energy

Power-to-X technologies (PtX) cross boundaries, transfer energy flexibly and therefore make a sustainable contribution to reducing CO2 emissions and increasing efficiency. The integrated energy storage used for systems, mains and the market also offsets the volatility of renewable energy, thereby reducing costs significantly within the overall system. The extraordinary potential of energy storage solutions, including for integrated energy, is currently ...

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bauma 2019: More exhibitors, more visitors, more opportunities

Six months before the start of the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, bauma, on 8th April 2019, Messe München/Germany can already announce a new record number of exhibitors. More than 3,500 exhibitors from 55 countries will be there – almost 100 more than in 2016 (Figure 1). bauma PLUS allows even more companies to present their products and ...

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