Radio Interview with D. Thrän

Here we have something very exciting for you - a radio interview! One of our media team members, Felix Marske, sat down with Prof. Dr. Ing. Daniela Thrän to discuss the development of renewable energies in Leipzig and the surrounding areas, which is not only a very hot and interesting topic worldwide but within our conference as well. The interview took place on the local radio station 'Radio Blau' and was part of their radio show <<25>>, where the development of science, history and politics in and around Leipzig of the last 25 years was discussed, as well as what the outlook of the next 25 years could be. Why not checking out their website?

Luckily for you, the interview is now online as a podcast on our website and you can listen in and enjoy the lively and stimulating discussion they had:

And to give you a bit of a preview as to what you would be hearing about:
- Did you know that the energy consumption of streaming something over the internet is as high as that of an airplane?
- Or did you know that there's an emission-free fireplace/oven being created right here in Leipzig?

If you want to know more, come on over and listen in!

A short biography of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Daniela Thrän:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Daniela Thrän has been the head of the "Bioenergy Systems" chair at the 'Deutschen Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH' (DBFZ) in Leipzig since 2008. As well as this, she also became the head of the "Bioenergy" department at the 'Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung' (UFZ) in 2011 and holds the chair of the "Bioenergy Systems" department at Leipzig University as well. As a well-known and recognized expert in the fields of biomass, bioeconomy and renewable energy, she has been incredibly active in promoting the transition to more renewable energy sources in eastern Germany for over 30 years.;