Renewable Energy and the Energy Transition Public Lecture | Paint-On Solar 4 weeks ago   08:59

edeos- digital education GmbH
The world is driven by fossil fuels like oil and gas. This has some negative repercussions: Rising energy prices due to decreasing deposits, dependence on unstable oil and gas producing regimes and global warming.
It becomes clear, that a revolution in the way how we produce and use energy is necessary. Central to this energy transition are new technologies, which produce energy from renewable sources such as wind or sun.
With Germany as an example, this documentary video shows what renewable energies are and how they work as well as what the concept of energy transition means.

The clip is part of the WissensWerte Project of the german non-profit organization / e.V.

Realization: edeos- digital education

By Jörn Barkemeyer and Jan Künzl

Editorial Laura Hörath

#Renewable #Energy #Transition #Explainer #Germany #Power

Comments 75 Comments

H. Tomasz Grzybowski
My tel. +48-780-129-544, email: I invented a breakthrough source of energy based on Classical Electrodynamics and on Circuit Theory. It will be useful e.g. for laptops and for cellular telephones. I am looking for capital in the range $500 000 to $5000 000 for prototyping, patents and production.
Richardson Bruckner
*I have a Degree in Renewable Energy and this book [link here>>>**** ] was required for the Solar Energy class. It is easy to read with good explanations. I would recommend to anyone.*
nick Whelton
I do not all agree with the complete disregard in nuclear energy as a viable renewable resource.
Melissa Wood
This is fantastic, I'd like to show an excerpt of your video in an online course for University of Colorado. I believe you have this listed in creative commons, but I would like to ensure I put the correct attribution for your great work. Could you tell me how you would like me to reference you?
What about the old cars?
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Dylan Jol Zugman
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have a good day,
siva sampath
nice i like it very much thanks
siva sampath
nice keep it up
Mahya Muftah
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I fell asleep in this vid ITS SO BORING
David Martinez
One this is for sure.. we need to start moving now and starts saving energy, money and the environment before its too late..
azad anjum
Excellent I learnt a lot from your video 
Thank you very much
Atif Ashi
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The electricity that operates a small motor or lights up LED bulbs 40 at the same time is not ‘Free-Energy’, it’s purely ‘Vibrational Energy’ and very powerful.

진동발전, vibration generator
Perhaps it will be very useful to the renewable energy.
Mariposa Sandival
To save energy, save the future of our energy sources and our environment.. this is the best option we ever have.. to use renewable energy..
Thank you for explaining this, most people dont understand renewable energy much thats why they dont use it..
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Public Lecture | Paint-On Solar Renewable Energy and the Energy Transition 4 weeks ago   1:04:33

Solar power is a clean and renewable source of energy, but it has struggled to compete with fossil fuels on cost. Most solar cells, which absorb sunlight and produce electrical energy, are built from silicon. SLAC’s Kevin Stone is exploring a new class of materials for solar cells. Like silicon, these materials are crystals; but unlike silicon, they are formed by gently heating and drying from solution at low temperatures. In essence, they can be painted on, either on light, flexible backing or on conventional silicon cells as a way to improve the silicon cell’s efficiency. These crystals have a complex structure that seems to organize itself spontaneously as the solution is converted to a solid. Using advanced tools at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, Stone has been able to watch these crystals assemble at the atomic level and gain clues to the forces that guide this process. By understanding this fascinating chemical mystery, scientists will also gain insights needed to design more effective and economical solar cells.

About the speaker:

Kevin Stone is a staff scientist at SLAC’s Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource. He studied physics at UC Berkeley and received his PhD in physics from Stony Brook University in 2009. His graduate research was conducted at the National Synchrotron Light Source at Brookhaven National Laboratory, where he worked on solving the structure of crystalline materials from powder diffraction data. After graduating, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory studying materials using resonant soft X-ray scattering. In 2013 he moved to SLAC, where he uses X-ray scattering to study a number of energy-related materials and systems.

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