What the press say
This month in ‘What the press say’: Fewer hurdles for balcony-based power plants, heat pumps examined in a widescale study and innovations from the Husum Wind Fair.
This year has seen a clear rise in the number of wind turbines receiving planning permission. This is reported by the news channel ntv in its online edition, showing the figures for the individual Länder.
The largest proportion (averaging around 70%) of residential energy consumption is accounted for by heating. The “Öko-Test” consumer affairs magazine offers 14 valuable hints on energy-saving heating.
Solar cells made of hydrocarbon are flexible, environmentally friendly and easy to install. Deutsche Welle (Germany's international broadcaster) has made a film about this technology, a field in which Germany leads the world.