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[D2Grids - Interview] 5th generation district heating and cooling system : a link between the city's coal past and modern energy

  At the former site of the Opel car plant the Stadtwerke Bochum Holding built up a 5th generation grid for the cold and (...)

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Floating Solar: can it help ASEAN reverse coal’s continued rise?

Floating solar farms may be gaining traction in Asia. Capacity is still small: by 2019 the big players Japan and China had (...)

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Architecture Award “Solar architecture in heritage contexts” DEADLINE SOON

In the research project BIPV meets History we are promoting an architectural award “Solar architecture in heritage contexts” (...)

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Energy Floors : making renewable energy visible and interactive

Energy Floors develops, sells and rents innovative floor systems that generate energy. A smart and interactive solution that (...)

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OVERVIEW | Tools for photovoltaics in buildings

Today’s energy market is rapidly transforming with the diffusion of new decentralized energy actors. In this scenario (...)

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How will tenants save money with renewable energies?

As Germany’s recent Tenant Electricity Act opens the door to the so-called tenant electricity, Dresden unveils its "Smart (...)

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GSA Trends 2019 #7 Renewable energies

Urban wind power is playing the Arlesian game, Africa is demanding electricity, but is having trouble hosting large-scale (...)

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5th generation heating networks: A challenge to integrate the new business model

5th generation heating and cooling networks are now showing up with the promise of new services. What are these new services (...)

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Interview with Christiane Egger, Jury Member of Roger Léron Award

Christiane Egger is the Vice-President of FEDARENE and the Deputy Manager of OÖ Energiesparverband, the energy agency of (...)

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New tool supporting sustainable crop management launched in Switzerland

A new web tool that will help the agricultural industry support sustainable crop management practices has been announced (...)

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Naked Energy secures funding to launch Virtu, the world’s most efficient hybrid solar panel

Naked Energy has successfully closed its funding round at £1.1 million (€1.2 million), raised to help meet the fast-growing (...)

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Global cities commit to net-zero building emissions by 2030

19 of the world’s largest cities have made ground-breaking new pledges to cut carbon emissions from new buildings. The Mayors (...)

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Green energy tariffs now ‘cheapest on the market’

Making the switch to a renewable energy tariff is now one of the most affordable options for consumers. This is the main (...)

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Tesla powerpack promises 100% renewable energy in Samoa

Samoa, a nation in the heart of Polynesia, is transforming to 100 per cent renewable energy. The region will run on solar (...)

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Beladon creates the first ever ‘floating farm’ in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is now a pilot city for the world’s first ever floating farm, built by property company Beladon. The offshore farm (...)