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WALTHER: Painting tin plate containers - To save material and protect the environment

2014-04

The aim is to achieve a constant high produdction quality, reducing paint, flushing gents, and filter media and at the same time save ressources and protect the environment by fewer rejects and less work.

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IEA Policies and Measures Database (PAMS)
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10.02.2017

IEA Policies and Measures Database (PAMS)

How do governments most effectively implement their energy transition? The International Energy Agency (IEA) provides valuable information in its freely accessible databases on political strategies and measures of international energy policy.

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After good expansion, there are now challenging times ahead
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07.02.2017

After good expansion, there are now challenging times ahead

Further high onshore expansion figures for the fourth year running have underlined the continued excellent performance of the German wind industry. The German wind industry grew by about 4,625 megawatts (4,259 MW net), thus reaching the anticipated increase of almost a quarter over the previous year, and very nearly the 2014 level.

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European Commission plans new rules on the recycling of products
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27.01.2017

European Commission plans new rules on the recycling of products

VDMA welcomes the proposal on ensuring that functional equipment is not turned into electronic waste prematurely.

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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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What humans create with machines

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