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Osthoff-Senge: Saving energy in singeing processes

2014-06

During the singeing process, protruding fibres on textile surfaces are removed with an open gas flame. Gas consumption per material quantity is the crucial factor with regard to process costs. The aim is to use this resource as efficiently as possible.

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Expansion offshore forges steadily ahead –federal government inhibiting further momentum
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19.01.2017

Expansion offshore forges steadily ahead –federal government inhibiting further momentum

Offshore wind power: New offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 818 megawatts went online in 2016. The industry views this expansion as positive and expects that, combined with optimised turbine technology and operating concepts, this will also lead to cost reduction in the forthcoming tendering processes in Germany. This momentum will however be upset by the reduced expansion targets after 2020 that are part of the 2017 Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG). These reduced expansion targets will also lead to a number of missed opportunities for the industry.

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VDMA energy efficiency guide „Conserving resources – securing savings-potential“
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21.11.2016

VDMA energy efficiency guide „Conserving resources – securing savings-potential“

The VDMA has summarised the arguments of the textile machinery industry on energy efficiency and the often questionable validity of machine labelling in the energy efficiency guide „Conserving resources - securing savings-potential“.

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Leading trade fair EnergyDecentral strengthens its positioning and focuses on the current topics
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18.11.2016

Leading trade fair EnergyDecentral strengthens its positioning and focuses on the current topics

With a stronger international character and new formats such as combined heat and power plant servicing, the EnergyDecentral exhibition confirmed its position as the leading trade fair for decentralized energy supply beyond biogas production. As the first specialist trade fair, EnergyDecentral offers information about the possible effects of the upcoming legislation for engine-powered generating plants.

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COP22 – commitment to climate agreement confirms opportunities for new technologies
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18.11.2016

COP22 – commitment to climate agreement confirms opportunities for new technologies

The states attending the Climate Summit in Marrakesh sent out a message of global climate protection. In VDMA’s view, this will produce opportunities for the mechanical engineering industry.

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