This week’s Factsheet 17 looks at the question of what exactly renewable energies are and what in particular we need them for. The natural greenhouse effect and the anthropogenic greenhouse effect are explained and good reasons for using renewable energies are given. Enjoy reading Factsheet 17 here, have fun!
This factsheet 16 introduces you to the concept of the individual carbon footprint. It lists various aspects that influence one’s own carbon footprint and explains whether our own behaviour actually makes a difference. If you would like to learn more about this topic and about the Earth Overshoot Day, please visit Factsheet 16 here.
This week Factsheet 15 is dedicated to another very promising form of renewable energy: hydrogen. We introduce what hydrogen is, what it can be used for, how it can be used and the benefits of using hydrogen. If you are interested in the topic, please take a look at Factsheet 15 here. We hope you enjoy it!
In the last two factsheets we have already learned a lot about heat pumps in the past weeks. This was about the general technology behind it, but also about the combined use of heat pumps with other renewable energies. This week’s Factsheet 14 is dedicated to the various advantages and disadvantages of heat pumps. Click here for Factsheet 14, we…
Factsheet 12 already discussed the savings potential and the use of heat pumps in Europe. This week Factsheet 13 is dedicated to the combined use of heat pumps and renewable energies. Some examples of such combined use are explained and schematically illustrated. Click here for Factsheet 13, we hope you enjoy reading it!
This week’s Factsheet 12 looks at heat pump technology in Europe. In addition to the savings potential, it also reports on various reasons for using heat pumps and presents the status quo in Spain, Greece and Slovakia. Here you can have a look at Factsheet 12, enjoy!
Various forms of renewable energy have already been presented in recent weeks. Now Factsheet 11 will focus on another form of renewable energy: energy from the ocean. In this factsheet, you will learn about how ocean energy works, its advantages and disadvantages, and the status quo of its use. You can read Factsheet 11 here, we hope you enjoy it!
Two weeks ago, in Factsheet 9, we already talked about energy from biomass/ bioenergy and discussed the potential and use in different countries. This week, Factsheet 10 will now go even further into the advantages and disadvantages of bioenergy. Have a look at Factsheet 10 here, we hope you enjoy reading it!
This week’s Factsheet 09 focuses on another form of renewable energy, energy from biomass or bioenergy. Read more about the potential, advantages and disadvantages as well as the use of bioenergy in three different countries here. Have fun with it!
In recent weeks, factsheets have already been published on different forms of renewable energy, such as solar or hydro energy, with their various advantages and disadvantages. This week, Factsheet 08 will focus on another form of renewable energy, geothermal energy. It discusses different ways of using geothermal energy, as well as possible risks, benefits and its use in different countries….