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New storage project at STEAG’s Lünen power plant

The expansion of energy storage technology is a key factor for the success of the energy transition process. In early January 2015 Dr Wolfgang Benesch, Head of Research and Development at STEAG GmbH, presented a new research project with STEAG involvement: the development team at STEAG’s Lünen power plant is to work with international partners on the further development of ...

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Former mining land restored to nature

In the 1980s and 1990s the mine shaft here used to take the miners of Ewald Fortsetzung colliery in Oer-Erkenschwick down to their place of work. By the time the new millennium came the shaft was no longer needed and as a result it is to be permanently filled in: Haard Shaft in Datteln-Ahsen will be transformed into the Haard ...

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RAG to manage the post-mining era from a new base on the World Heritage Site

RAG will be transferring its headquarters to Essen in the summer of 2017. The company will be moving on to the UNESCO-designated Zollverein World Heritage Site. For RAG this will mean a return to the city where it was first established as Ruhrkohle AG in 1968 and a new home at what was once the most modern coal mine in ...

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