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Growing acceptance of electric vehicles in commercial vehicle fleets

The environmental performance of vehicles is becoming increasingly significant in the commercial procurement of service or fleet vehicles. This is one… more

Growing acceptance of electric vehicles in commercial vehicle fleets
 
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Electric vehicles only contribute to climate protection with additional renewable electricity production

Up to six million electric vehicles could be on Germany’s roads in 2030. If these vehicles use additional electricity produced from renewable sources,… more

Electric vehicles only contribute to climate protection with additional renewable electricity production
 
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Technologies of the future and resources – rare earths a sticking point?

The rapid growth of new technologies in the energy and transport sectors will drive up demand for special resources. The need for rare earths, in… more

Technologies of the future and resources – rare earths a sticking point?
 
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Information from Oeko-Institut on “cold shutdown” in Fukushima

From the viewpoint of Oeko-Institut, use of the term “cold shutdown” in the context of the destroyed reactor in Fukushima is misleading. The term…
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Information from Oeko-Institut on “cold shutdown” in Fukushima
 
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Notebooks, electric cars and their relation to the Congo – Status and perspectives of cobalt mining

Between 67,000 and 108,000 workers are involved in the extraction of cobalt in mostly unregistered mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They… more

Notebooks, electric cars and their relation to the Congo – Status and perspectives of cobalt mining
 
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Status of network and market integration of renewable energies in the EU

Oeko-Institut has analysed the status of the integration of renewable energies in the electricity network and market for the 27 EU member states. more

Status of network and market integration of renewable energies in the EU
 
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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 publishes environmental audit

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 publishes environmental audit The English edition of the environmental audit of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 (published… more

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 publishes environmental audit
 
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How will energy supply develop in the EU in the future?

Researchers at Oeko-Institut have taken part in international discussions on model calculations. Soon the European Union will present scenarios for the transition to a competitive low-carbon economy. more

How will energy supply develop in the EU in the future?