Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Renewable Energy and the Energy Transition (Video)

May 1st, 2013 | By

The world is driven by fossil fuels like oil and gas. This has some negative repercussions: Rising energy prices due to decreasing deposits, dependence on unstable oil and gas producing regimes and global warming. It becomes clear, that a revolution in the way how we produce and use energy is necessary. Central to this energy transition are new technologies, which produce energy from renewable sources such as wind or sun. With Germany as an example, this clip shows what renewable energies are and how they work as well as what the concept of energy transition means.

The clip is part of the WissensWerte Project of the german non-profit organization / e.V.
By Jörn Barkemeyer and Jan Künzl
Editorial Laura Hörath

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