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St. Moritz
Clean Energy on Europe’s Roof
The world famous winter resort St. Moritz in the Engadine region of Switzerland is all set to become Europe’s highest altitude energy city through an ambitious energy project. [more]

Solar systems
Photovoltaics is on the Rise
With a worldwide growth of 33 percent last year and currently some 6.5 billion potential customers, the figures of the photovoltaic industry are reminiscent of the New Economy at the end of the 1990s. The industry has set ambitious goals to drive the development of solar systems for “cleaner” energy. [more]

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Being Smart with Solar Technology
The main objective of the joint venture between SCHOTT and RWE is to become a top player among the manufacturers of photovoltaic solar cells. RWE SCHOTT Solar GmbH in Alzenau has already taken the first giant step in this direction with the opening of its new “SmartSolarFab” plant. [more]

A Strong Team
Dr. Winfried Hoffmann, Chairman of the Managing Board of RWE SCHOTT Solar GmbH, and Michael Harre, responsible for Marketing and Sales on the Board, discuss the strengths of the new joint venture and the perspectives for photovoltaics. [more]

Used Television Glass
Recycling instead of Dumping
Advances in recycling possibilities for television screen glass and in European waste management laws are helping to promote the reprocessing of used television glass in Europe. As a major producer of television glass, SCHOTT is a motor of this development. [more]

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Solar technology
Power from Solar Energy
With their new joint venture RWE SCHOTT Solar GmbH, the partners RWE Solutions and SCHOTT have launched an ambitious project in the field of solar technology that has a good potential for growth in the long term. [more]

Environmental Technologies
A Potent Gas: Ozone
It was a recording-breaking event when the new celllulose plant of Votorantim Celulose e Papel featuring the world’s biggest ozone generator went on stream in Brazil. Produced by Wedeco Environmental Technologies, the generator boasts another superlative: it is equipped with an impressive 63,000 “Duran” glass tubes from SCHOTT-Rohrglas. [more]

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Superior Results Through Concerted Efforts
Man’s utilization of the material glass goes back more than 5000 or 6000 years – and yet this most astonishing of materials is still offering an enormous wealth of innovative potential which we're only just beginning to discover. [more]

SCHOTT Info 98
Sunny Times
The acquisition of America’s Applied Power Corporation provides SCHOTT with a ticket to a market with good long-term growth potential. [more]

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From Tube to Funnel
As one of the biggest European television glass manufacturers, SCHOTT has taken the initiative regarding recycling. The goal is clear: special glass should no longer land in the dump, rather should be used as a valuable secondary raw material. [more]