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Volkswagen Group: 2014 Kitzbuehel Alpine Rally [english]

Volkswagen Group: 2014 Kitzbuehel Alpine Rally [english]

The Kitzbühl Alpine Rally is regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful Oldtimer events. Over three days more than 200 classic cars, transform the Austrian Alps into an open-air Automobile Museum And as you’d expect in Kitzbühel numerous celebrities were found driving these cars “You meet nice people. It is really exciting. You get …

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Karsthochebene Steinernes Meer / Alpine Karst plateau Sea of Stones

Karsthochebene Steinernes Meer / Alpine Karst plateau Sea of Stones

The karst plateau of the Stony Sea is a National Park on the German side and a nature reserve on the Austrian side. The mountain region is designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Protection. Because the weather is unpredictable we settle for a short hike up to the Ingolstädter hut and the Riemann protection house. …

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The GRETA Project: Near-surface Geothermal Resources in the Alpine Space

The GRETA Project: Near-surface Geothermal Resources in the Alpine Space

The ground under our feet is relatively unaffected by state borders. At the same time citizens, for example of the Alpine region, face the same challenge: Despite rising energy demands CO² emissions and fossil fuel consumption must be drastically reduced. Near-surface geothermal energy, or: “NSGE”, is a renewable and sustainable energy source of the future. …