Laptop minus screen: Spacetop is a lidless notebook with mixed reality glasses

Von Luca Magri | 31. Januar 2024

Fancy a 100-inch laptop for your rucksack? Are you familiar with the problem that the laptop screen is always far too small? This realisation has inspired the tech company Sightful to completely remove the screen from its innovative “Spacetop” notebook. “Spacetop” notebook without a screen – but with AR is […]

Greentech Auto: Mercedes relies on various battery systems

Von Luca Magri | 30. Januar 2024

A portfolio of different cell chemistries will be coming in the next few months – Mercedes is also working on solid-state batteries: The Stuttgart car manufacturer Mercedes will offer battery systems with different performance levels in its model series in the future. There will be “a range spread for battery-electric […]

Greentech: Apple is lagging behind the competition when it comes to AI

Von Luca Magri | 29. Januar 2024

Apple is miles behind the competition when it comes to AI: 2024 is getting off to a difficult start for Apple: legal disputes are affecting the iPhone manufacturer, Microsoft is overtaking it as the most valuable company in the world, and they also seem to have missed the developments in […]

Greentech Science: Stalactite cave as a climate archive

Von Luca Magri | 28. Januar 2024

Cave stalactites can be a unique archive for researching historical climate fluctuations – this has been shown by a team from KIT and Heidelberg University with other partners. The researchers analyzed the isotopic composition of oxygen in the stalactite limestone of the small Devil’s Cave in Bavaria. For example, they […]

Greentech Bikes: Peugeot Cycles

Von Luca Magri | 26. Januar 2024

Exciting news about ebikes from France: Peugeot Cycles has announced a range of new models for the new 2023/2024 season. Peugeots parent company Stellantis has announced in a press release that a series of new e-bikes from the Peugeot Cycles brand will be coming onto the market at the end […]

Greentech.LIVE Conference: Networking, exchange and expertise against the climate crisis

Von Luca Magri | 23. Januar 2024

Whether solar, wind power or electromobility, climate-relevant solutions require expertise and dialogue. Norbert Krain from Baden-Württemberg presents three organisations for the technical sector at the Greentech.LIVE conference, including Engineers for Future.

Greentech Gadgets: Electric composters turn food waste into nutrient-rich granulate

Von Luca Magri | 22. Januar 2024

Turn kitchen waste into valuable compost: With the electric composter with Autoclean and active charcoal filter from Rosenstein & Söhne, you can easily turn food waste into nutrient-rich granulate. The end product can then be easily used as fertiliser in the garden or disposed of in the organic waste bin. […]

Greentech LIVE: TerraNEXT offers AI solutions for sustainability and digitalisation

Von Luca Magri | 15. Dezember 2023

Industries such as the construction sector involve complex processes where environmentally friendly design takes a long time. TerraNEXT wants to accelerate the transformation with an AI solution.

Greentech LIVE Conference: Me Energy offers mobile fast-charging stations for electric cars and grid independence

Von Luca Magri | 14. Dezember 2023

  A better charging infrastructure is needed to drive e-mobility forward. This is where Me Energy comes in with bioethanol-powered charging stations.

Greentech LIVE Conference: Hydrop Systems against leaks and water waste

Von Luca Magri | 12. Dezember 2023

  Water is the most forgotten resource, even though it is increasingly becoming a problem even here in Germany. Hydrop Systems provides a tool for transparency in consumption with smart water monitoring.

Mobility News

Greentech Bikes: Peugeot Cycles

Von Luca Magri | 26. Januar 2024

Exciting news about ebikes from France: Peugeot Cycles has announced a range of new models for the new 2023/2024 season. Peugeots parent company Stellantis has announced in a press release that a series of new e-bikes from the Peugeot Cycles brand will be coming onto the market at the end […]

Greentech Fraunhofer shows vehicles with integrated photovoltaics at the IAA

Von Luca Magri | 23. August 2023

How are new mobility concepts changing urban life? What about the development of sustainable and efficient mobility solutions? How can autonomous driving become even safer? Under the motto “Tomorrow’s mobility”, eight Fraunhofer units will be presenting their know-how as well as their concepts and solutions for the mobility of the […]

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Circular economy: car tires made from plastic waste

Von Greentech-Live-En | 10. August 2022

Interesting approach from the tire industry: The industry is now increasingly using old PET bottles as a raw material for car interiors, seat covers, side panels, etc. But now plastic waste, more precisely recycled PET bottles, is also finding its way into car tires. The German manufacturer Continental wants to […]

Bicycle is the hidden champion, says TUEV study

Von Greentech-Live-En | 15. Mai 2022

Alternative drives, automated driving or the consequences of the pandemic – the mobility of German citizens is changing. How has Corona changed mobility behavior? Which measures for better environmental and climate protection and sustainability in the transport sector do the respondents support? What is the actual uptake of electric vehicles […]

Second Hand Smartphones: Rebuy boomt

Von Greentech-Live-En | 9. Februar 2023

The refurbishment of smartphones is increasingly becoming big business – as this milestone for recommerce companies proves: By its own admission, Rebuy breaks the 200 million euro revenue threshold. The new annual sales record could be broken as early as mid-December 2022. The provider of used electronic products and media […]

Green IT: Green IT structures save up to 50% energy

Von Greentech-Live-En | 9. Februar 2023

New Year’s resolutions return every 365 days – often with the subsequent realization of having set goals that were too high. Whether as a private individual or as a company: Sustainability has been among the top aspirations for years. The IT industry is considered one of the largest consumers of […]

Carbon Capture: Turning Air into Carbon #ClimateProtection:

Von Greentech-Live-En | 6. Februar 2023

To curb the climate crisis, a lot of CO2 has to be taken out of the atmosphere. One approach comes from Karlsruhe, where high-tech raw materials are made from air – which are also in demand in industry. It is the high-tech raw material carbon black that researchers at the […]

SolarFoods: Food from air and sun #FoodTech

Von Greentech-Live-En | 5. Februar 2023

More and more people want protein-rich meat substitutes. Startups are trying to develop alternatives that are both climate-friendly and healthy. Food from air and sun – is that possible? The powder is mustard-yellow and reminiscent of ground turmeric. But Solein, as the dust-fine invention is called, is neither a plant […]

Mega-battery storage at nuclear power plants to store surplus solar power

Von Greentech-Live-En | 4. Februar 2023

Old problem, new solutions: Every summer, the energy industry and climate change activists ask in unison “where to put excess solar power during the sunny months? Excess solar power refers to the electrical energy produced by photovoltaic systems but not used immediately. Since it is usually not possible to store […]

North Sea to become powerhouse for energy transition

Von Greentech-Live-En | 3. Februar 2023

Lower Saxony’s Minister President Stephan Weil sees great opportunities for the North Sea region in the energy transition. “The North Sea and the North Sea coast will become the powerhouse for the energy turnaround – this is true for the Netherlands and this is especially true for Germany,” the SPD […]

Euro emissions standard 7: Car countries press for renegotiations

Von Greentech-Live-En | 2. Februar 2023
Car Traffic Air-Pollution Congestion Flo Karr via Unsplash

The EU Commission wants to protect people and the environment even better from exhaust fumes by imposing stricter regulations on carmakers. However, there is cross-party resistance where the manufacturers are located. The car states of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Lower Saxony fear considerable disadvantages for the German automotive industry as a […]

Seatwirl: Floating wind turbines with vertical axis #VIDEO

Von Greentech-Live-En | 2. Februar 2023
Seatwirl Windenergie vertikal Greentech Norwegen

Hooray, here at last is another genuine greentech innovation – and a very special eye-catcher: the tinkerers at the Seatwirl company from Scandinavia are developing completely new types of wind turbines with a vertical axis. The Swedish-based company wants to build particularly smart and efficient offshore wind farms off the […]

Heat pumps boom at Viessmann

Von Greentech-Live-En | 1. Februar 2023

Crisis winners: The Hessian air conditioning technology company Viessmann increased its sales by 19 percent to around 4 billion euros last year. According to a statement on Wednesday, the key driver was dynamic growth in heat pumps, which are designed to replace conventional heating systems.

KIT: Fracking is probably also sustainable

Von Greentech-Live-En | 1. Februar 2023
Fracking gas production sustainable Brad Weaver Unsplash

Frowning in the greentech industry: Fracking for the extraction of domestic gas in deep rock strata is wrongly taboo in the view of an expert at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). “Modern fracking is absolutely justifiable in the current situation and should play a role in a rational energy […]

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