European legislators have recently concluded the development of a sophisticated legal structure aiming to streamline the swift expansion of renewable energy by 2030’s close. The esteemed Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research projects that with an allocation of approximately 2 trillion euros directed towards solar, wind, and other sustainable energy sources by 2040, Europe has the potential to liberate itself from the clutches of fossil fuels. This implies a yearly commitment of 140 billion euros leading up to 2030, tapering to 100 billion euros subsequently. To bring this vision to fruition, Europe must not only phase out current fossil fuel-based electricity and cater to its escalating demand but also transition heating systems, predominantly reliant on oil or gas, to eco-friendly alternatives.
Illustrating this challenge, the German administration’s eco-conscious blueprints denote an aspiration to curtail CO₂ emissions from buildings: a drop from 112 million tons annually to a mere 67 million tons by 2030. This monumental task involves an overhaul of home heating systems, particularly by substituting aging gas boilers with innovative heat pumps. In Germany, the financial implications of this swap hover around 50-70 thousand euros for individual residences. With a staggering 75% of German domiciles harnessing gas for warmth, the financial weight of this grand endeavor is predominantly shouldered by homeowners, especially given the state’s modest fiscal contributions. Moreover, heat pumps introduce an added strain on the energy grid, presenting further challenges.
Yet, observing data from the German Federal Environment Agency, renewable energy’s contribution was a mere 20.4 percent last year. Furthermore, Hans-Werner Sinn, an eminent German economist and ex-head of the Munich Institute for Economic Research, highlighted that the primary energy from wind and solar is a meager 6 percent, constituting only 16 percent of the total green energy. The feasibility of achieving these lofty goals remains a topic of debate. One cannot overlook the logistical intricacies, such as designating vast tracts of land for wind turbines, poised to be the cornerstone of Germany’s future energy landscape. This move could potentially jeopardize the agricultural sectors’ economic vitality, adding layers of complexity to this ambitious endeavor.
Germany’s potential for solar energy harnessing often raises eyebrows due to its less-than-ideal sunlit days. Wind energy holds greater promise, but the prime spots for both solar panels and wind turbines are largely saturated. Consequently, any further expansion into less-than-perfect locations diminishes the overall efficacy of these installations. Germany is also eyeing ambitious infrastructures to usher in hydrogen imports from nations like Australia, Canada, and Saudi Arabia, all the while leaning on technologies that Bloomberg notes are yet to be trialed on such grand scales.
For homeowners seeking economical and green heating solutions, the Neutrino Power Cubes energy resonators stand out. These devices tap into the ambient energy of Louis de Broglie matter waves and the thermal motion of graphene atoms, converting them into electricity. Stemming from the groundbreaking Neutrinovoltaic technology pioneered by the Neutrino Energy Group and steered by German mathematician Holger Thorsten Schubart, these Power Cubes offer an elegant solution. They not only simplify installation without extensive groundwork but also function as self-sufficient energy generators, eliminating the need for external power links and subsequent operational expenses.
The Neutrino Power Cubes, boasting a net power between 5-6 kW, are ingeniously compact and distinctively devoid of any rotating mechanisms. This unique design not only promises silent operations but also offers the versatility to be housed within domestic or even subterranean spaces. While these power cubes may not dominate the energy landscape by 2030, it’s noteworthy to mention that by the close of 2024, Korea’s premier NVTIK (Neutrinovoltaic Technologies & Industries Korea) facilities are on track to unveil their licensed products.
They ambitiously target a yearly production growth, aiming to reach an impressive 30 GW by 2029. To truly grasp the magnitude of this endeavor, one might juxtapose this projection against the VVER-1200 nuclear power plant’s output, which stands at a considerable 8.4 GW*year. Essentially, this entails supplanting the contributions of 3.5 VVER-1200 NPP units — an astronomical volume, especially when considering South Korea’s power plant capacity sits at a hefty 130 GW and its solar panel output hovers around 10 GW annually.
Switzerland is poised to pioneer the licensed industrial foray into producing these 5-6 kW Neutrino Power Cubes as early as 2024. While their envisaged yearly production of 100,000 generators might appear modest when contrasted with Korea’s vision, it unmistakably marks a monumental stride towards embracing a groundbreaking era of energy generation. Currently, Austria plays host to pre-industrial field tests involving 150 of these 5-6 kW resonators. In Switzerland’s manufacturing vision, these Power Cubes will manifest as sophisticated electrical panels, bifurcated into two sections: one dedicated to power generation, housing six modules, and the other to system control.
This power-generating chamber, measuring 800x400x600 mm and tipping the scales at approximately 50 kg, will work alongside the control system, which is outfitted with inverters to transmute the direct current into alternating voltages of 220 V and 380 V. Moreover, a direct current outlet is provided for seamless connectivity to computers and an array of devices. Engagements are presently in progress with several nations, including those rich in oil reserves, to greenlight the licensed production of these Power Cubes. Holger Thorsten Schubart, the esteemed President of Neutrino Energy Group, is firmly of the belief that these energy resonators will revolutionize not just the energy sector, but also transportation, offering a tangible pathway to ecological rejuvenation for our planet.
This is a translation from Russian; the original article can be found here: «Зелёные» источники энергии трансформируют энергогенерацию в ближайшие годы