The renewable energy sector added 176 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179 GW added in 2018. However, new renewable power accounted for 72 per cent of all power expansion last year, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Renewables’ share of total clean energy generation in Europe topped 60% for the first time in the first three months of the year.
That was a standout statistic in the latest quarterly report on the European power generation market from energy data analyst EnAppSys, which also found that the impact of COVID-19 triggered a steep fall in demand and prices in the last two months of the quarter.
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Renewable energy will play a fundamental role in achieving the EU’s energy and climate objectives. Not only is it abundantly available within the EU, but it is also cost-competitive with fossil fuels. As such, it can help make our energy systems more affordable and reduce the EU’s dependency on imported fossil fuels. It also has the potential to provide a range of new jobs, create new industrial opportunities and contribute to economic growth.
Renewable energy progress over time
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Buildings are one of the main causes of the emission of greenhouse gases in the world; in Europe, for example, they are responsible for more than 30% of emissions, or about 900 million tons of CO2 per year. Heating and air conditioning are mainly responsible for greenhouse gas emissions in buildings.
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
Energy company Ecopower
Ecopower is a cooperative producer and supplier of renewable energy. Anyone who co-invests in production can consume their own Ecopower power at home. Our mission is to develop a democratic, decentralised and sustainable energy system. We strive for 100% renewable energy for electricity, heat and mobility.
Post date: 13 Mar 2020
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CLEAR 2.0 (enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with and Adopt Renewable energy technologies) specifically addressed the main barriers to investing in renewable energy technologies and helped improve consumer awareness and behaviour, while also working on creating favourable long-term policies for consumers.
Post date: 11 Feb 2020
Sonderborg´s local government has committed to going zero-carbon by the end of the decade. This would be achieved by investing in renewables, by promoting sustainable growth, and by ensuring the creation of green jobs.
The main projects and initiatives that the municipality is planning to implement in order to reach this ambitious target are:
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
DOKVAST developed a sustainable and high-quality distribution centre for Rhenus Contract Logistics at the industrial area Het Laar in Tilburg. The distribution centre, named “The Tube”, consists of three linked compartments with mezzanine floors at two levels that are suitable for Value Added Services (VAS) and/or (future) expansion of the office.
With an overall score of 99.4% on all individual sustainability categories New Logic III delivers an exceptionally high performance.
Post date: 15 Ian 2020
Renewables for clean energy buildings in a future power system
Post date: 10 Ian 2020
In the center of the "Poblenou" neighborhood of Barcelona, the "Koh" restaurant has been renovated, following the EnerPhit / Passivhaus protocol. "Koh" means "island" in Thai, and thus reflects the idea of the owner, of creating a quality site in different aspects: quality of the food, quality of the interior design and quality of the interior environment.
Post date: 11 Dec 2019