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Green Solution Award 2018

The Green Solution Award 2018: 136 candidates from 17 countries: who will you vote for?

  This is it! Construction21 closed the applications to its international contest for sustainable solutions: the Green Solutions Awards 2018. 136 participants will represent their country and try to become the champion of their category. The closing...

Green Solutions Awards: the 2018 edition is on!

MIPIM – Palais des Festivals, Cannes, March 15th. Construction21 launched the Green Solutions Awards 2018 on the BNP Paribas Real Estate booth, one of the sponsors of the competition. The contest for sustainable solutions highlights exemplary...

The New Energy Challenge: apply from June 4 to July 23, 2018!

Shell Ventures, YES!Delft and Rockstart believe a meaningful energy transition can only be made with breakthrough innovation and integrated technologies that are effective, scalable and profitable. That is why the New Energy Challenge 2018...

Germany powers through 2018 with 42% renewables record

Germany has set a new record for renewable power production during the first six months of 2018. 113 terawatt hours of electricity was generated by all renewable technologies, mainly consisting of biomass, wind and solar energy, and...

Transforming Academic Research into more tangible actions for Smart Cities

Three research institutions from the STARDUST consortium shared their insights with a network of Spanish universities as to how Smart Cities can act as exemplary figures for replication to their regions   From the 27th to the...

Greenbuild Europe 2019: become a member of Program Working Group

Greenbuild Europe, Human X Nature is the flagship event for sustainability professionals: Greenbuild Europe is the premier annual conference for European green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—...

BTA initiative to help innovators to tackle European markets

To take on the challenge of delivering low carbon buildings all over Europe, stakeholders need comparable, pan-European data to support their efforts and target the right niches. Although many reports exist from one country to another, the...

Energy storage in Europe increases by 49% in one year

New industry data has highlighted the strong growth in electrical storage in Europe over the past year. The European Energy Storage Association and consultants Delta-ee released the figures, which are pooled from the trade body’s member...

How to avoid Greenwashing as much as possible?

Today, the financial sector is making increasing use of more responsible economic and financial tools in favour of social and environmental issues. But how can we ensure that public and private actors do not use these new tools only as a...

Romania moves to not tax prosumers feeding surplus energy into grid

The Romanian parliament has adopted a law enabling prosumers with small renewable energy systems to secure self-consumption and deliver surplus energy to the grid without having to obtain any authorization or pay taxes on the energy, the...