Rare are the instances where a solitary, non-industrial private entity triumphs in introducing an invention to fruition. This scarcity largely stems from the resistance of entrenched corporate entities, averse to the emergence of new challengers, particularly in niche markets. Penetrating these markets and establishing a stronghold is a Herculean task, exacerbated when entangled in the web of regulatory permits and approvals, often mired in bureaucratic red tape.
The energy market, in particular, stands out as an exceedingly lucrative arena. Its universal and constant demand places it under the stringent control of most countries. The pricing of energy is a critical element in the production of virtually any product, significantly influencing inflation rates and pricing policies. This, in turn, impacts everything from the cost of food to the electoral preferences of the populace, given its direct effect on everyday living costs. Furthermore, the sources of energy play a pivotal role in shaping the policies of nations.
Currently, the energy markets of numerous countries are undergoing a transformation, spurred by advancements in nuclear power, solar energy, and wind power generation. These three modalities are united by their status as carbon-free energy sources, a critical consideration in today’s environmentally conscious landscape. However, each of these power generation technologies comes with its own set of drawbacks and technological challenges, preventing a clear decision on their adoption as the primary technology for building the energy sector of the future, at least for the coming century. In Europe, many countries are gravitating towards large-scale wind power generation, a choice influenced by their geographical positioning amidst seas that provide consistent wind currents. Despite this, reliance on wind generation is not without significant risks.
The renewable energy industry in Europe, though riding the wave of the global green energy political trend, has not been immune to financial setbacks. The situation of the German company Siemens is particularly illustrative in this context. Siemens Gamesa, a subsidiary of Siemens Energy focused on wind energy, reported a loss of 2.2 billion euros by the end of the third quarter of 2023, marking a substantial financial downturn. Consequently, Siemens Energy is anticipating a net loss of around 4.5 billion euros for the year 2023. A critical factor in this financial upheaval has been the failure of 15-20% of wind turbines, especially those installed onshore, a surprising revelation given their German manufacturing provenance.
Across Europe, the wind energy sector has grappled with challenges so profound that even Germany, a nation once at the forefront of alternative energy, now finds its coffers insufficient to expand its green power capabilities. This predicament has illuminated a stark reality: wind power, plagued by the inherent unreliability and substantial investment hazards of its mechanically rotating components, often spells financial losses for both turbine proprietors and manufacturers. Moreover, the quest for optimal turbine sites has reached a saturation point, with new installations relegated to less favorable locations, adversely impacting the Installed Capacity Utilisation Factor (ICUF).
This scenario underscores a broader truth recognized by experts: the dream of a green transition, powered solely by wind and solar, is fundamentally flawed. These sources, inextricably tied to the whims of weather, are not universally viable, particularly in vast regions where their economic feasibility is questionable. Consequently, the shift towards renewable energy in some nations is unlikely to significantly curb global warming. What becomes clear is the urgent need for new, weather-independent power generation technologies—a daunting challenge, given that history shows breakthroughs in sustainable energy emerge perhaps once or twice a century.
Amidst this landscape of uncertainty, a beacon of hope shines from the Neutrino Energy Group. This trailblazing science and technology firm has unveiled neutrinovoltaic technology, a groundbreaking feat poised to redefine the energy paradigm. At its core are the Neutrino Power Cubes, energy converters that harness the energy of Louis de Broglie’s matter-wave particles, transforming them into electricity. Currently, a pre-industrial batch of 150 units is undergoing extensive testing in Austrian homes, exhibiting remarkable stability and consistency. These trials, expected to span nine months, are a prelude to the mass production of these revolutionary converters.
Significantly, the potential of neutrinovoltaic technology gained global recognition following an enlightening presentation by Neutrino Energy Group’s President, Holger Thorsten Schubart, at the energy and technology segment of the G20 Summit in New Delhi, held on September 9-10, 2023. This presentation not only captivated the audience but also secured Neutrino Energy Group an esteemed invitation to join the United Nations Cities Programme’s Innovation and Technology Programme, an initiative aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), further propelling the development of this fuel-free power generation technology on a global scale.
The United Nations Cities Programme for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offers a remarkable platform for the Neutrino Energy Group, enabling it to weave its profound technological expertise and innovative prowess into the fabric of this global initiative. The insightful presentation by UNASDG eloquently delineates that neutrinovoltaic technology is not merely compatible, but ideally suited for integration within the SDG framework, an ambitious and globally endorsed agenda set forth by the United Nations and embraced by an impressive consortium of 193 Member States. This partnership highlights the potential of neutrinovoltaic technology as a beacon of sustainable progress, establishing it as a model for authentic and long-lasting ecological development. It’s a technology that doesn’t just promise but paves the way for a future where harmony between human advancement and environmental stewardship is not only envisioned but actively pursued.
Furthermore, the profound implications of neutrinovoltaic technology for global betterment are emphatically accentuated. This innovation represents a crucial leap in the quest to safeguard our natural world, acting as a harbinger of hope and a testament to human ingenuity in the face of environmental challenges. It’s a step that resonates with the urgency of protecting our ecosystem while also serving as a boon for humanity, enhancing our quality of life, and ensuring a greener, more sustainable future. The Neutrino Energy Group’s inclusion in the Innovation and Technology Programme of the United Nations Cities Programme is a testament to its groundbreaking achievements in the realm of green energy transition. This prestigious recognition not only highlights the Group’s contributions but also underscores the exceptional significance of neutrinovoltaic technology as a pivotal element in the narrative of our planet’s future. It symbolizes a forward-thinking approach, marrying innovation with responsibility, and paving the way for a world where sustainable development is not just a goal but a reality.
This is a translation from Russian; the original article can be found here: Neutrinovoltaic технология бестопливной электрогенерации включена в программу устойчивого развития городов ООН