From wind to biomass, from water to earth. For Fri-El Green Power, a group founded in Bolzano in the 1990s on the initiative of brothers Ernst, Thomas and Josef Gostner...
Family management, environmental awareness and innovation: the Fri.El Group's recipe for success told at the presentation of the SACE Risk and Opportunity Map by Ernst and Daniela Gostnera.
"Energy dependence on foreign countries is the handbrake on our country's growth." Thus the Minister for the Environment and Energy Security Gilberto Pichetto.
In his book “Our Choice – A plan to solve the climate crisis” from 2009, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, wrote about geothermal energy as the “potentially largest – and presently the most misunderstood – source of energy in the U.S. and the world today.” With this section here on ThinkGeoEnergy, we are trying […]
Fireplaces are popular because they spread cozy warmth. At the same time, however, they are one of the largest sources of particulate matter. Should they still be promoted in the future? By Philipp Wundersee, WDR “It’s a great warmth,” says Uta Hartmann from Bergisch Gladbach. “With the stove in the living room, we really enjoy […]
The EU has proposed to move from the current nearly zero-energy buildings to zero-emission buildings by 2030. Nearly zero-emission building (NZEB) means a building that has a very high energy performance, while the nearly zero or very low amount of energy required should be covered to a very significant extent by energy from renewable sources, including […]
A European enviromental bureau study states that wood-based home heating accounts for about half of fine particulate and carbon black emissions within the European Union. The study, titled “Where there’s fire there’s smoke: emissions from home heating with wood,” was carried out by European Environmental Bureau (Eeb), Europe’s largest network of environmental organizations, along with […]