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11 November 2021
E-truck runs on solar energy from its own vehicle roof

Vehicle-integrated photovoltaics is a development field that is currently gaining further momentum. A team of scientists researching on-board charging of electric commercial vehicles has now demonstrated an electric truck with fully integrated photovoltaics.

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The symbolic image shows a Siemens AG gas turbine.
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05 November 2021
Operating innovative turbomachinery with hydrogen

In the InnoTurbinE project, a team of scientists is developing robust and efficient turbines that can also be operated with hydrogen. Digital twins provide support to optimise the efficiency under real conditions.

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Research projects

The picture shows a rotor of a Siemens gas turbine.
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Thermal power plants
Increasing gas turbine output through precise cooling

Scientists are working to further develop manufacturing technologies for gas turbines in order to meet the ever increasing demands...

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Offshore wind park
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Wind power
Offshore wind turbines: New coatings protect against corrosion

New coatings for flanges of offshore wind turbines are to provide lasting protection against corrosion.

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Outside view of the Pfalzwerke geothermal plant in Insheim
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Geothermal energy
Avoiding standstill of geothermal plants

A new patented system with two parallel filter units filters fine particles and protects the heat exchanger and injection well.

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