Sulphur hexafluoride is widely used  in switchgear and circuit breakers for controlling, isolating and protecting electrical equipment. Photo: Shutterstock
Sulphur hexafluoride is widely used in switchgear and circuit breakers for controlling, isolating and protecting electrical equipment. Photo: Shutterstock

Climate change: German start-up Nuventura seeks partners in China to stamp out the world’s most potent greenhouse gas

  • Nuventura plans to transfer its technology to Chinese companies to develop a replacement for sulphur hexafluoride, the world’s most harmful greenhouse gas
  • The start-up has embarked on a demonstration project with European utility E. ON in Germany to replace sulphur hexafluoride in distribution grids

Sulphur hexafluoride is widely used  in switchgear and circuit breakers for controlling, isolating and protecting electrical equipment. Photo: Shutterstock
Sulphur hexafluoride is widely used in switchgear and circuit breakers for controlling, isolating and protecting electrical equipment. Photo: Shutterstock
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