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Concession signed for Bileća solar power plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The company V&Z zaštita won the contract for solar park Bileća in the southeast of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is an important step in one of the numerous projects for the utilization of renewable energy sources in the town of Bileća in sunny Herzegovina. The Minister of Energy and Mining of the Republic of Srpska […]

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Half century old hydropower plant in Albania is becoming innovative energy hub

Hybrid power plants are emerging as an essential ingredient for a world with net zero emissions. Determined to keep its electricity system clean, Albania wants to go a step further. State-owned utility KESH added a ground-mounted solar power unit to one of its main hydroelectric stations, but the idea is to integrate a floating photovoltaic […]

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Slovenia adopts spatial plan for wind farm Dolenja Vas

Austria-based Alpen-Adria Energie cleared the way for the construction of its wind power plant Dolenja Vas of up to 66 MW as the Government of Slovenia approved the spatial plan. The company already operates a wind turbine in the area. Slovenia’s new government, led by Prime Minister Robert Golob, is implementing a massive solar power deployment […]

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Argentina’s Jaguar Population Makes A Comeback

Wildlife conservationists have released a mother jaguar and her two cubs to Argentinian wetlands, where they disappeared 70 years ago. Jaguars are possibly one of the most mysterious and beautiful big cats in the Americas, and wildlife conservationists have released a mother and two cubs to Argentinian wetlands, where they disappeared 70 years ago.  This […]

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EU Proposes To Certify the Removal of CO2 From Atmosphere

The EU announced its plans for the certification of the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere. If the proposal is approved by EU countries, it will lay the base for a certificate of carbon removal provided by the government. According to Reuters, the removals include carbon in soils and forests and CO2 stored underground and in construction […]

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New Zealand to Ban Common Single-Use Plastic by 2025

New Zealand is currently in the top 10 per-capita producers of landfill waste globally. They are making an effort to change this by announcing a ban on single-use plastics. This includes cotton buds, straws, bags, fruit labels, and cutlery. According to The Guardian, people in New Zealand throw away 159g of plastic waste per person daily.  […]

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Billion-dollar NASA satellite launches to track Earth’s water

SWOT satellite will bounce radar off water bodies to give scientists a new window into climate change and the global water cycle. From swirling ocean eddies that help shape the global climate to millions of lakes and rivers, scientists are about to get an unprecedented view of Earth’s water. The US$1.2-billion Surface Water and Ocean […]

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