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ees Global Articles Created by Florian Blaser, General Manager, EFT-Systems GmbH

Going Off-Grid: Are You Ready for the Island?

Energy Storage specialist BYD explains why insular energy installations become more and more popular – whether they are located on an actual island, in rural parts of in-land regions or installed as a deliberate choice by voluntary “off-griders”.


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ees Global Articles Created by Dr. rer. nat. Sebastian Risse, Physicist, Institute Soft Matter and Functional Materials, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie

Batteries with Silicon Anodes – New Insights into Surface Structures Thanks to Neutron Experiments

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin for Materials and Energy (HZB) is a member of the Helmholtz Association, Germany’s biggest research organisation. It is funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and the State of Berlin. The HZB cooperates with more than 400 German and international universities,…


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ees Global Articles Created by Marianne Boust, Manager Energy, Utilities & Chemicals, Capgemini

Artificial Intelligence for the Energy Transition

Artificial Intelligence is going to have a tremendous impact on our lives and the energy sector will be impacted significantly. To new college graduates, Bill Gates said in 2017 that “If I were starting out today… I would consider three fields. One is Artificial Intelligence. We have only begun to…


ees Global Articles Created by Aaron Leopold, Vice President, Alliance for Rural Electrification & Rebecca Symington, Board Member, Alliance for Rural Electrification

The State of the Decentralised Renewable Energy Sector

There are 12 key Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which need to be achieved in the decentralised renewable energy sector and the first developments are taking shape. Big changes are already taking place, including the EU’s External Investment Plan, which helps boost investment in partner…


ees Global Articles Created by Kerstin Pienisch, International Business Development, Next Kraftwerke

Virtual Power Plant – It’s More Than Just Connecting

It is important to provide small and medium-sized energy producers and consumers the opportunity to participate in the energy market – a market which usually is inaccessible for them due to minimum thresholds of megawatt production. In addition to gaining access to the market, these power producers…