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Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2016
 
 
 
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Lithium – in greater demand than ever
Due to the importance of electromobility the demand and the price of lithium are rising.
 
Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2016
 
 
 
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As clear as water
Photobioreactors made of glass prove their effectiveness in  wastewater treatment as part of an algae-based process.
 
 
Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2015
 
 
 
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Multitalented glass
Glass and glass-ceramics surprise us as versatile materials that can transform, transport, store and use energy. As ”hidden champions,” they also offer solutions for the energy technologies of the future, from high-temperature fuel cells and batteries for electric cars to ­capacitors for use in renewable energy.
 
 
Recovering energy intelligently
Flue gas heat exchangers equipped with DURAN® glass tubes economically provide households with condensing boiler technology.
 
 
Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2014
 
 
 
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Meeting the highest standards
Large-scale electrical assembly penetrations from SCHOTT withstand high temperatures and excess pressure in nuclear reactors.
 
 
Washing the air
DURAN® tubes perform important functions in an innovative photo-catalytic ventilation system.
 
 
Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2014
 
 
 
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The Algae Turbo
CONTURAX® glass tubes help to improve industrial growing of algae with photobioreactors.
 
 

Excited about Efficiently Generated Energy
Heat-resistant glasses and glass-ceramics from SCHOTT serve as insulating materials for high temperature fuel cells.
 
 

Light in the Desert
Specialty glass from SCHOTT makes modular streetlights with convex solar cells ready for use on the streets.

 
Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2012
 
 
 
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One Million Solar Receivers
SCHOTT Solar has continuously improved its components for use in Concentrated Solar Power.
 
 
Tailwind for Liquefied Gas
The new certification of components for liquefied gas pumps saves customers time and money.
 
 
Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2012
 
 
 
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Natural Power? - Yes, Please!
SCHOTT ROBAX® calls for more ecological use of wood as a valuable source of energy.
 
 

Environmentally Friendly Fibers
The optical glass fiber PURAVIS™ draws its advantages from the high-purity raw materials used and is manufactured using an environmentally friendly process that does without lead, arsenic and antimony.
 
 

The New Value of Electricity
Solar thermal technologies offer many advantages on how to use energy and expand the grid.
 
 

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2011
 
 
 
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Development Opportunity for Africa
The German Solar Academy Nairobi is helping to generate electricity with solar power.
 
 
Sunny Times
A perfect example of how to use solar energy can now be seen in Sydney’s harbor.
 
 
Advancing Nuclear Safety Education
SCHOTT is supporting Ohio State University’s Nuclear Research with products and expertise.
 
 
Solar Powered Snacks
Pennsylvania’s largest solar park supplies a U.S. food retailer with electricity.

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Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2011
 
 
 
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Development Opportunity for Africa
The German Solar Academy Nairobi is helping to generate electricity with solar power.
 
 
Sunny Times
A perfect example of how to use solar energy can now be seen in Sydney’s harbor.
 
 
Solar Powered Snacks
Pennsylvania’s largest solar park supplies a U.S. food retailer with electricity.

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Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2011
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The Power Comes from the Back Side
Up to ten percent higher efficiency can be achieved with innovative back conact solar modules.

Certifiably Envionmentally Friendly
SCHOTT was awarded the Cradle to Cradle® (C2C) certificate in silver in the U.S. for Pyran® Platinum.

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2010
 
 
 
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Great Location for Solar Valley
The state of New Mexico believes in solar power. SCHOTT Solar plays a key role here.
 
 
 

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2009
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Getting Greener
SCHOTT is systematically expanding its ecological commitment by offering environmentally friendly products.

Solar Power from the Desert
The aim of the Desertec initiative is to supply the EUMENA region with power from solar power plants.

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2009
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Sunny Prospects
The new SCHOTT Solar manufacturing facility in Albuquerque will be the first site in the United States that produces receivers for CSP and will quadruple the company’s PV production capacity in North America.

Solar Architecture for a Public Space
Barcelona’s solar pergolas on the coast are of benefit to both the environment and society.

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2008
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Power Plants of a New Dimension
Europe’s first commercial parabolic trough power plant, AndaSol1, went into operation.

Solar Receivers from Spain
SCHOTT invests 40 million euros in a new plant for promising solar technology.

Solar Power Helps Africa
Photovoltaic modules from SCHOTT Solar provide power for a hospital ward in Senegal.

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2008
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From Silicon to a Module
WACKER SCHOTT Solar secures the supply of the scarce raw material solar silicon.

”Bright Future for Solar Energy”
NREL Director, Dr. Lawrence L. Kazmerski, pleads for a change in the use of renewable energy.

Razor-Thin Solar Radiation Converters
Thin-film solar modules combine sophisticated architecture and ecological power generation.

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 2/2007
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Solar Energy
Houses as Power Plants

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2007
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Remote Solar Power Supply
Finally Electricity!

Articles from SCHOTT solutions 1/2006
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Concentrated Solar Power Plants
The Power Plants of the Future

Electronic Packaging
At the Beat of the Cell Phone Boom

 
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