Twisted City

An impression of Frankfurt’s Museumsuferfest (museum embankment festival), taken Aug.27 with a Nikon Coolpix A at an exposure time of 0,8 seconds. The festival  is  considered one of the biggest cultural events in Europe, drawing a crowd of some 2 million people every year.

A Morning at the Power Plant

A coal train arrives at the Westhafen power plant before daybreak in Frankfurt, Feb. 17. The combined heat and power plant (CHP) is fired with coal imported from the U.S and from Russia. Germany’s shift to renewable power sources has brought the share of green electricity up to about 25% – but the rest of the energy mix has become even more heavily concentrated on coal, which now accounts for some 45% of power generation.