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Serbia doubles renewable energy production in 2019

The growth of output by privileged power producers is the main barometer of the development of renewables in Serbia. Total electricity generation in 2019 was 36,000 GWh, matched by consumption.   It could be said that the rise came as a...
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Renewable energy prices rebounded 10% after collapse in March

Prices took a substantial hit at the beginning of March, falling between 15-30% across key markets compared to average prices in February, but have largely recovered from March lows, said Pexapark, the provider of advisory services for...
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Schmuttertal Gymnasium – Diedorf (Germany)

When the new grammar school building was erected in Diedorf, an ‘integrated design process’ was applied, demonstrating that it is possible to plan innovatively and sustainably and still ensure that available resources are used economically...
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International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions - SAHC 2020

"New technologies for a sustainable conservation of heritage structures"

 

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC) was first celebrated in Barcelona...
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fib International Conference on Concrete Sustainability

Concrete – a challenge for sustainable and resilient built environment​Concrete – a challenge for sustainable and resilient built environment​

 

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The Organising and Scientific Committees of the 3rd International Conference on Concrete Sustainability – fib ICCS20,...
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IMPLEMENT project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.

Improving Local Energy and climate policy through quality management and certification The project IMPLEMENT- Improving Local Energy and climate policy through quality management and certification has been funded under Horizon 2020...
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The positive house. Casa SN (Arco, Italy) is the first Zero Energy certified building in Europe

Can a building produce more energy than it consumes, exclusively from renewable sources? Certainly! This is demonstrated by the experience of Casa SN (named after its owners Sara and Nicola Berlanda) which has recently...
Publication

Renewable capacity statistics 2020

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive statistics on a range of topics related to renewable energy. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics for the past decade (2010-2019)...