RES - Renewable Energy Sources

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Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to start to meet the goals set out in the Paris Agreement. The historic climate accord from 2015 seeks, at minimum, to limit average global temperature rise to “well below 2°C” in the present century, compared to pre-industrial levels. Renewables, in combination with rapidly improving energy efficiency, form the cornerstone of a viable climate solution.
Post date: 22 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report (GTR) is jointly prepared by the Frankfurt School UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and UN Environment. The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report, formerly Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment, was produced for the first time in 2007 under UN Environment’s Sustainable Energy Finance Initiative (SEFI). It grew out of efforts to track and publish comprehensive information about international investments in renewable energy.
Post date: 18 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

REN21 is a multi-stakeholder network that is built on an international community of over 900 experts from governments, inter-governmental organisations, industry associations, non-governmental organisations, and science and academia. It grows from year to year and represents an increasing diversity of sectors.
Post date: 18 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

IRSEC’18 is an IEEE technically co-sponsored conference. All papers will be submitted to IEEE for potential inclusion in IEEE Xplore. Best Paper Awards The conference will have Best Student Paper Award and the Best Student Poster Award, which will be announced and bestowed at the conference closing session. The announcement of the student achievement will be visible on the conference webpage of IRSEC’18, indicating the achievement of the student and their home university.
Post date: 17 Jul 2018
Type: Event

This paper presents the RELaTED decentralized Ultra-Low Temperature DH network scheme, and its adaptation to several operational schemes such as new and existing DH networks, with different levels of complexity. Transitory phases in the conversion process are discussed. District heating (DH) systems are one of the most energy efficient heating systems in urban environments, with proven reliability within many decades already.
Post date: 11 May 2018
Type: Publication

Victor Sanchez and Roberto Garay, of Tecnalia, will present a new consumer substation on the 5th International Solar District Heating Conference. This concept of substation for the connection of Solar Thermal into District Heating networks, will be developed within RELaTED project.   See the full paper below on this page, or read the abstract:.  
Post date: 11 May 2018
Type: Publication

The innovative approach of PEGASUS (Promoting Effective Generation and Sustainable USes of electricity) is focused on experimenting a simulation of functioning of microgrids in 7 pilot areas jointly; solutions will be based on concrete situation with real data. 
Post date: 16 Feb 2018
Type: Link

6th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency - New Challenges (RESEE2018), 1-2 November 2018, Nicosia CYPRUS  
Post date: 20 Jan 2018
Type: Event

In the end of July 2017, the German law on the promotion of tenant electricity (Gesetz zur Förderung von Mieterstrom) entered into force. With this law, tenants shall benefit from the energy transition. In fact, the law promotes landlords or system operators.
Post date: 14 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts