Renewable Energy Week until April 29

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Mo. 25.04.2022
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Alternative forms of energy are the focus of the Renewable Energy Week in the Ilm district. The TU Ilmenau is also participating with various offers.

The kick-off event will take place on April 25from 5 p.m. inDannheim. There are not only lectures to the topics energetic reorganization of the own house and heating exchange (consumer center Thuringia), but likewise around the development of renewable energies of the service place solar energy as well as the Thuringian energy and Greentech agency (ThEGA). In addition, projects of the citizen strength Thuringia registered association are presented. The focus will also be on mobility in rural areas - possibilities of e-vehicles will be highlighted.



"Possibilities and limits of hydrogen technology" will be the focus of the Hydrogen Conference at the Technology and Start-up Center in Ilmenau on April 26. From 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. there will be keynote speeches as well as discussion panels on the innovative technology. The focus will be on the question of what contribution hydrogen can make to the conversion of the energy system as a contribution to CO2 neutrality in the Ilm district. But also the need for expansion of renewable energies in the region in order to be able to produce and use hydrogen will be addressed.

The 27th of April is dedicated to education. At the TU Ilmenau, the bicycle film "Wonderful Losers" will be shown at 8 p.m.inthe Helmholtz Lecture Hall in cooperation with the University Film Club of the TU Ilmenau. Admission is free. A two-day workshop with the "Recycling Mobil" of Save Nature e. V. will take place at Plaue Elementary School on April 27 and 28. The children will collect trash, recycle old PET bottles and make their own ruler from recyclable materials.

On April 28, a reading with author Annette Hug will take place at 7 p.m. in the Helmholtz Lecture Hall at TU Ilmenau. The Swiss author will present her book "Tiefenlager," a melancholy novel in which modern dropouts in a monastic order try to secure nuclear waste for eternity.

On April 29, an invitation is extended at 1 p.m. to a vernissage entitled "Thirsty Goods" at the Arnstadt Theater. The exhibition, which will be on display until the beginning of June, is all about "virtual water". The exhibition shows, for example, how much water is contained in various products, such as jeans, almonds or coffee.


The Renewable Energy Week ends at 4 p.m. with the opening of a photovoltaic system at the Avermann company in Amt Wachsenburg in cooperation with Bürgerkraft Thüringen eG.


More about energy and energy research at the TU Ilmenau: https://www.tu-ilmenau.de/forschung/forschung/themenjahr-energie