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Japan Moves Quickly Toward Energy-Efficient Buildings

Fire, typhoon and earthquake resistance of buildings has long been of paramount importance in Japan.As far back as the Edo period (1603–1868), Japan’s houses have been hit by natural disasters such ...
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For A Sustainable Future…

Energy efficiency is actually improving old technology products to consume less energy and have better performance. Basically energy efficiency is using less energy to provide same service.
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TÜV Rheinland Sponsors Africa Renewable Energy Summit

Solar solutions for a sustainable future As a globally recognized specialist in photovoltaic (PV) module certification, TÜV Rheinland has taken on the role of Silver Sponsor of the forthcoming Africa ...
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Case Study: Lucky with Fortuna - The Most Efficient Gas-Fired Power Plant

Düsseldorf municipal utilities’ Block “Fortuna” combined cycle power plant (CCPP) has been in operation since 2016 and is the world’s most efficient power plant of its kind to date. Along with ...
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Case Study: From conventional sources of energy to renewable biomass

A heating plant in Tatabánya in Hungary has added three hot water boiler units fired by biomass to provide summer hot water service. Along with a new 20 MW wood chip-fired boiler, two existing units ...
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Being Smart About Solar Investments

Making solar power work for you The trend toward more sustainable energy promises benefits for both the environment and consumers. Photovoltaic devices, in particular, are attractive to home owners ...
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Inspection for Solar Power Plant in Turkey

In May 2016, one of the leading German solar power plant manufacturers, in cooperation with Turkish investors and an electric power company chose TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH as technical advisor and ...
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TÜV Rheinland Japan Launches Service to Assess the Remaining Life in Wind Turbines

TÜV Rheinland Japan Ltd. announced today that the company has launched a new service to assess the remaining service life of wind turbines that have been in operation for 20 years or longer. This new ...
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Is Renewable Energy Causing Blackouts?

When the lights go out and life grinds to a halt, it has happened: a blackout. Power cuts with serious consequences could soon be much more common. And of all things it is the success of renewable ...
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TÜV Rheinland Japan Launches ECHONET Lite / AIF Testing and Certification Services

TÜV Rheinland Japan has been accredited by the ECHONET Consortium (on February 29, 2016) as a certification body for ECHONET Lite/AIF Certification Testing*1 and ECHONET Lite/AIF Certification*2 ...
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