Wood pellets get unloaded at Amer power station. Together with coal, the pellets are burned to generate electricity and heat. The use of biomass saves around 1.4 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.
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Huge technology in the Rhenish mining area: Autumn view of a spreader in the Inden opencast mine.
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Sophienhöhe in Autum: The aim of recultivation is to create a sustainably stable, efficient natural balance as a habitat for humans and nature. Recultivation in the Rhineland is considered exemplary by experts worldwide due to its diversity of locations and species.
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