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Elektromreža Srbije intends to produce energy from renewables for self-consumption

Elektromreža Srbije (EMS), the national transmission system operator (TSO), intends to use renewable energy sources in order to produce electricity for its own consumption, reduce expenses, and become a prosumer. Serbia’s TSO EMS has announced a public call for the preparation of a study on electricity production from renewable sources for self-consumption. The study should help […]

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Hydrogen filling station project underway on Vis island in Croatia

The City of Vis and the H2 association are developing a plan to build the first hydrogen filling station in Croatia. The fuel would be produced for boats and utility vehicles, using electricity from the island’s solar power plant and from waste treatment. A solar power plant with a battery storage unit, run by Croatia’s state-owned power […]

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Germany’s green energy transition enters make-or-break year

With new laws in place, land allocated and more generous subsidy schemes green-lit, 2023 will be decisive in determining whether Germany is on track towards meeting its ambitious 80% renewable electricity target in 2030. The fourth-largest economy in the world was once an early pioneer in the development of green technologies. A mid-2010s slowdown after […]

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India earmarks 125GW of new renewable energy to power huge green hydrogen plans

Nation reveals power capacity figure as it approves initial $2.4bn to underpin incentives designed to spur five million tonnes of annual output India expects to deploy about 125GW of new renewables by 2030 to power the nation’s ambitious green hydrogen plans, the nation’s government said as it approved a landmark funding package for the sector. […]

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Argentina Gets $500M Loan for Mitigating Climate Crisis

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will give Argentina credit worth $500 million to mitigate and fight the effects of climate change. The loan approval was published by the Economy Ministry in November.  According to Reuters, the loan will be issued in a single payment in December. “This loan focuses on supporting climate planning capacity, promoting green finance […]

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FDA Approves Lab-Grown Meat for Human Consumption

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved lab-grown meat for the first time. According to CNN Health, Upside Foods, a company from California that manufactures meat from cultured chicken cells, can start selling their products once their facilities are inspected and approved by the Department of Agriculture. “Advancements in cell culture technology are enabling food […]

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German Whirlpool Technology Is Cleaning Up Oceans

Micro-plastic pollution is possibly one of the worst environmental disasters in the making. And the scale of the problem is growing every year despite large efforts to limit plastic pollution in the first place.  That means that between the existing and new plastic waste floating around oceans, rivers, and lakes, there is a major need […]

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Greece To Turn Abandoned Airport into Coastal Eco Park

Greece is a large dry country with not a lot of green vegetation, and that means there are even greater risks to vegetation and wildlife from climate change.  But an old abandoned airport will now be redesigned into an eco-park and cultural center on over 600 acres. It will be located near Athens, and development […]

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Danish Wind Turbine Maker Commits To Recyclable Turbines

Vestas Wind Systems is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, and the Danish company has stepped up to the challenge even further, reducing carbaon emissions in the production processes.  The company has also committed to making more of the materials used in its wind turbines recyclable and reusable to reduce the amount […]

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World’s Renewables Are Set to Grow Enough in 5 Years to Power China

Renewable power is expected to grow in the next five years as it has in the past two decades. This is driven by soaring energy prices and the climate crisis, which is making governments stop using fossil fuels.According to CNN Business, the International Energy Agency predicts an acceleration in installations of renewable power sources. New reports […]

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