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Japan: Opportunities in the field of renewable energy

The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European

The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European

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Crans Montana Forum debate climate change

The Paris Summit on climate change, COP 21, was a breakthrough of sorts in the battle against global warming – it set targets for shifting the world to green energies by…

The Paris Summit on climate change, COP 21, was a breakthrough of sorts in the battle against global warming – it set targets for shifting the world to green energies by…

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Portugal 'keeps lights on using only renewable energy'

Portugal has become the first EU country in the modern era to reach a major clean energy milestone – powering its electricity needs from 100 percent renewable sources over several…

Portugal has become the first EU country in the modern era to reach a major clean energy milestone – powering its electricity needs from 100 percent renewable sources over several…

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EU emissions rise revealed just months after COP21 climate deal

Carbon emissions increased in the EU last year, new data published just months after the COP21 climate deal has revealed. Green campaigners say it is

Carbon emissions increased in the EU last year, new data published just months after the COP21 climate deal has revealed. Green campaigners say it is

Science_technology

A greener road ahead?

Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more

Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more

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Takeaway: the electric restaurant car

Funny car, isn´t it? Its solar cells not only feed its two electric motors… … but also its kitchen. This prototype has been designed by

Funny car, isn´t it? Its solar cells not only feed its two electric motors… … but also its kitchen. This prototype has been designed by

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Hydrogen-powered drone could be game-changer

A UK company says it has developed what could be a game-changer in drone tech. While it may not appear different from commercially-available UAVs

A UK company says it has developed what could be a game-changer in drone tech. While it may not appear different from commercially-available UAVs

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Solar panels take to the water as new farms flourish

Europe’s largest floating solar farm is ready to switch on. Built on a reservoir, (the Queen Elizabeth II), near Heathrow airport in Britain, the

Europe’s largest floating solar farm is ready to switch on. Built on a reservoir, (the Queen Elizabeth II), near Heathrow airport in Britain, the

Business

Germany energy firm E.ON posts record loss again

Germany's E.ON has posted a record loss again hammered by a surge in renewable energy, plunging wholesale electricity prices and the country's plans to abandon nuclear power.

Germany's E.ON has posted a record loss again hammered by a surge in renewable energy, plunging wholesale electricity prices and the country's plans to abandon nuclear power.

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The search for a high flying clean energy generator

Winds are stronger and more reliable high in the sky. If only we could use that source of alternative energy! In this story, we're joining an international team of scientists testing a flying energy g

Winds are stronger and more reliable high in the sky. If only we could use that source of alternative energy! In this story, we're joining an international team of scientists testing a flying energy g

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Takeaway: higher power

This is a new way to produce clean energy It’s based on a phenomenon known as the Magnus effect Helium makes this balloon lighter than

This is a new way to produce clean energy It’s based on a phenomenon known as the Magnus effect Helium makes this balloon lighter than

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Cradle to cradle: powering Europe's circular economy

In this edition of Real Economy, we take you on a journey to discover how our waste can become sustainable gold – powering the circular economy of

In this edition of Real Economy, we take you on a journey to discover how our waste can become sustainable gold – powering the circular economy of

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EMAS: Combining competitiveness with environmental performance

In this edition of Business Planet, we visit the Onassis Foundation in Athens to find out how we can transform waste into raw materials. This concept

In this edition of Business Planet, we visit the Onassis Foundation in Athens to find out how we can transform waste into raw materials. This concept

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Swansea's energy-generating lagoon primed for power

A beautiful stretch of coastline in Swansea, southern Wales will soon be home to an energy-generating lagoon. Work is expected to begin in early 2017

A beautiful stretch of coastline in Swansea, southern Wales will soon be home to an energy-generating lagoon. Work is expected to begin in early 2017

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The house in Stuttgart which uses no fuel

Appearances can be deceptive. That’s certainly the case with a regular looking building in Stuttgart. Sight of the solar photovoltaic-thermal panel

Appearances can be deceptive. That’s certainly the case with a regular looking building in Stuttgart. Sight of the solar photovoltaic-thermal panel

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France to invest billions in African renewable energy projects

The COP21 climate summit is now fully underway: the delegations from 195 countries represented here are meeting face to face, they’re taking

The COP21 climate summit is now fully underway: the delegations from 195 countries represented here are meeting face to face, they’re taking

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Spain's solar energy firm Abengoa begins insolvency proceedings

Spain’s troubled renewable energy company Abengoa is said to have begun insolvency proceedings after talks with a potential investor broke down. The

Spain’s troubled renewable energy company Abengoa is said to have begun insolvency proceedings after talks with a potential investor broke down. The

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Malmö - a smart city in the making

Just over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden, lies Hallbarheten in the Swedish town of Malmö. What could be mistaken for a residential

Just over the Öresund Bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden, lies Hallbarheten in the Swedish town of Malmö. What could be mistaken for a residential

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Volume down, production up: Making wind work harder

Harnessing the power of the wind is not pollution-free. Noise is one of the main complaints for onshore turbines. At this windfarm near the Spanish

Harnessing the power of the wind is not pollution-free. Noise is one of the main complaints for onshore turbines. At this windfarm near the Spanish

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Do you know: can grass save the planet?

Is grass growing at poor, unproductive wastelands our final weapon against climate change? This crop researcher from Ireland answers in quite an

Is grass growing at poor, unproductive wastelands our final weapon against climate change? This crop researcher from Ireland answers in quite an

Europe

Juncker's plan to boost EU investment

The European Commission has finalised an investment plan aimed at kick-starting economic investment across the European Union. Wednesday’s (July 22)

The European Commission has finalised an investment plan aimed at kick-starting economic investment across the European Union. Wednesday’s (July 22)

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G7 fossil-fuel pledge: what's the plan?

The G7 members have agreed to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the year 2100, according to proposals outlined in June 2015. They share this goal

The G7 members have agreed to phase out the use of fossil fuels by the year 2100, according to proposals outlined in June 2015. They share this goal