EnergyDecentral Blog

Topics, background, news and information - the blog for the EnergyDecentral features current articles from the fields of biogas, solid fuels, power-heat coupling, CHP, wind energy, photovoltaics, storage systems and electromobility in agriculture.

Electric petrol pump

Energy supply in agriculture

Energy supply in agriculture

Solar radiation means revenues – at least for farmers who have successfully harnessed renewable energies

Pile of timber

Timber biomass in agriculture

Timber biomass in agriculture

Modern combustion processes and compact plant concepts increase efficiency

Claw arm lifiting wood pellets

Heat Generation from Biomass

Heat Generation from Biomass

In agriculture, regenerative solid fuels are a way to become independent of high heating costs.

Biogas plant

Biogas usage in agriculture

Biogas usage in agriculture

Straw fermentation and new technologies speed up the energy revolution

Electromobility in agriculture:

Electromobility in agriculture:

decentralised energy generation and innovative charging infrastructures are ensuring mobility

Large barn with solar panel roof

Post-German Renewable Energy Act repowering perspectives

Post-German Renewable Energy Act repowering perspectives

When the German Renewable Energy Act (EEG) subsidies for photovoltaic systems come to an end, the term 'repowering' is readily dropped as the ultimate solution.

Photovoltaic plant in a field

Microorganisms on agricultural photovoltaic systems

Microorganisms on agricultural photovoltaic systems

Cleaning photovoltaic (PV) systems has always been regarded as some kind of a luxury in Germany.

Damaged timber

Chance for heating turnaround: Damaged timber as energy supplier

Chance for heating turnaround: Damaged timber as energy supplier

Two consecutive drought summers have left behind a record quantity of damaged timber in German forests. 

[Translate to Englisch:] Windräder hinter Baumkronen

Interview with Marcus Vagt

Marcus Vagt on power storage systems in agriculture

In November 2020, power storage systems in agriculture will also be on the agenda for the second time.

Tractor with manure tank on a field

Electricity and heat from farm manure

Electricity and heat from farm manure:

liquid manure is becoming increasingly important for biogas production