The main topic is: "What is a pumped-storage power plant?" Pumped storage power plants can make an important contribution to energy system transformation. The reason: They offer a solution to one of the key problems of the energy turnaround, namely the storage of the unsteady energy from the renewable sources wind and sun.
The magazine also includes an in-depth interview with the Bochum-based architect Dietmar Riecks of Banz+Riecks on the subject of "Efficient houses and the thing with labels". Those who have the choice between active and passive usually prefer to choose active - because it sounds better. A dull feeling - presumably from the spinal cord region - says: active is somehow good, passive is somehow bad. But if you add the brain to the spinal cord, so to speak, you might get a "Wait a minute! Because in the case of houses, the passive houses are the somehow better ones - because they are energy efficient.
In addition, the new innovation & energie offers, as always, many more exciting reports, news, interviews and event information on the subjects of renewable energies, energy efficiency and climate protection.
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