Design Optimization of Desanding Facilities for Hydropower Schemes

Hydro-abrasive turbine wear caused by sediments in the water has negative effects on hydroelectric power generation.…

NEST HiLo: thermal activation of a lightweight structural floor element

A/S Research Group develops a thermally active building system for a vaulted floor element that allows to harness…

Exploring the need for natural gas in the Swiss power system

Many future electricity scenarios, including those developed for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE), use natural…

Progress Towards Designed Membranes For All-Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries

Grid-scale storage of electricity is vital in energy scenarios with a high share of renewable electricity generation,…

Capturing usage patterns of a comprehensive Mobility-as-a-Service offer with GPS-tracking – First results from the SBB Green Class project

In 2017, the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB CFF FFS) launched the SBB Green Class[1] project, a one-year pilot study in…

Enhanced Fretting Fatigue Resistance of Conductors for High Voltage Overhead Lines (CONFAT)

Enhanced Fretting Fatigue Resistance of Conductors for High Voltage Overhead Lines (CONFAT)

While overhead-line electricity transmission grids are generally well established in Europe, and there is not a big…

Hydro-abrasive erosion in Pelton turbines: monitoring, prediction and mitigation

Hydraulic turbines are eroded by sediment-laden high-speed flow. Turbine erosion has negative effects on the cost of…

From Location Tracking to Personalized Eco-Feedback: 
Results from the GoEco! Study

Todays modern smartphones are not only widely used, but also often equipped with GPS receivers and other sensors to…

Measuring energy policy mixes’ content

Public policy plays an important role in incentivizing a transition of the energy sector towards technologies with low…