The first thermal insulation composite system with integrated photovoltaics

As part of the renovation of a residential building belonging to the Frankfurter Wohnungsbaugesellschaft ABG, the first "in-plaster" photovoltaic system based on organic photovoltaic (OPV) technology in the world was implemented. The system in this residential building thus makes its contribution to a plus-energy building.  the future of the building envelope is the focus of Read more about The first thermal insulation composite system with integrated photovoltaics[…]

CMBlu and Schaeffler cooperate in the development and industrialization of organic redox flow batteries

CMBlu has investigated the novel and renewable storage technology "Organic Flow" based on unlimited renewable organic resources and has developed it to prototype scale Organic energy storage is based on the natural substance lignin, which occurs in the paper and pulp production in sufficient quantities as waste product CMBlu und Schaeffler have signed an agreement Read more about CMBlu and Schaeffler cooperate in the development and industrialization of organic redox flow batteries[…]

Low-risk alternatives: Two new product lines from Süd-West-Chemie

Since the REACH regulation came into force, all substances manufactured or used in quantities of more than one tonne per year must be registered with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in Helsinki. In principle, the rules apply to all chemical substances. The only exceptions are substances which are subject to separate legal provisions, such as Read more about Low-risk alternatives: Two new product lines from Süd-West-Chemie[…]

Circular Economy: Don’t miss the chance

After years of stagnation, the European recycling industry is finally experiencing a revival. The main triggers are the EU Circular Economy Package and the planned EU plastics strategy. While the EU Council, the EU Parliament and the EU Commission have already agreed on the Circular Economy Package, the EU’s plastics strategy is still at an Read more about Circular Economy: Don’t miss the chance[…]