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Solar power station with 1400 MW helps to meet energy challenges of Reunion Island

A solar power station on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean won a RegioStars EU regional innovation award in the adaption to or mitigation of climate change category. The project generates 1 433 MW of power from photovoltatic (PV)...
It was necessary to meet two key challenges: the limited amount of land available for the erection of the PV panels; and extreme weather and geological conditions. Engineers had to take into account cyclonic weather patterns when it came...
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New Joint Ministerial Decisions signed in Greece regarding the installation of photovoltaic systems in households

On July 6th, 2009 the Greek Minister for the Environment signed the Joint Ministerial Decision regarding the conditions for the installation of photovoltaic systems up to 10 kW on buildings roof(top)s, as well as the Joint Ministerial Decision for...
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Newest statistics on economic value of European solar thermal industry

Latest ESTIF statistics demonstrate the strong economic value of solar thermal in Europe. Today, this 3 billion Euro market provides over 40.000 full-time jobs in Europe where the industry has forged a technological lead in generating solar heating...
Solar thermal creates economic benefits on two different levels: it reduces the costs associated with burning imported fossil fuels or using electricity for heating and cooling. And it creates jobs and economic wealth in the production,...
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Energetische Sanierung von Mehrfamilienhaüsern

This brochure explains the requirements of regulations and helps to identify and implement possible actions in order to save energy in the renovation process of multi-family houses. It results from the European project "Implement - the EPBD in...
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German minister for buildings presents plus energy exhibition house

The German federal ministry for transport, building and urban affairs has installed an exhibition pavillion in form of a plus energy house in Berlin. The building participated in the solar decathlon competition in Washington DC in 2007 and won the...
The used energy efficiency technologies include new insulation materials, high efficient windows and phase change material as well as efficient energy supply technologies like a micro combined heat and power unit, fuel cells, heat pump and...
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Intelligent Energy Europe - New project brochures available

EACI, the European Agency for Competetiveness and Innovation has just published 5 new brochures showcasing 130 exciting projects funded by the Intelligent Energy - Europe Programme. Publications can be downloaded and paper versions can be obtained...
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Energy and Built Environment Catalogue - 2009

This publication gives an overview of all publications by Earthscan in relation to energy and the built environment.
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European Heat Pump Summit

The European Heat Pump Summit is organized as a new dialogue platform for the heat pumps and building industry. In a mix of symposium and foyer expo participants have the opportunity to learn about new developments and meet each other. The even is...
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