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30.01.2015 · Video, Grants, Activities, News, Events

Video-presentation of the Project

Center Nomos and Kyiv International Energy Club Q-Club present hereby a video-clip of the Project «Independant monitoring of resource and finalcial flows from conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon production in Ukraine within PSA». Video-presentation...

15.11.2013 · Video

Fukushima wind farm now fully operational

It is something to smile about in Fukushima, more than two and a half years after the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl. Authorities have inaugurated the initial phase of construction of a major...

15.11.2013 · Video

A European shale gas revolution?

What can Europe learn from the so-called US shale gas revolution? That was the topic of debate at a Comment Visions forum in Brussels, which was organised by Royal Dutch Shell and Euronews...

24.09.2013 · Video

Turning waste into gas

Turning waste into energy is nothing new. The problem is the process leaves behind a heavy carbon footprint. But a UK company claims to have developed a new technique that turns household rubbish...

23.09.2013 · Video

Green walls to fight pollution

They are not only nice to look at, but plants could also help clean up the polluted air in our cities. In Lyon, one of France’s largest and most polluted cities, tests have...

17.09.2013 · Video

100% electric Model S gets rave reviews

Tesla’s Model S is 100% electric. A real rocket ship, with 416 horsepower, it was born in the mountains near the Silicon Valley. Already a celebrity in California, it is being described as...

05.08.2013 · Video

Clip-on wind turbine aims to supplement solar panels

Crowdfunding has come to the small wind generation field with an Indiegogo campaign intended for an interesting target niche: a small wind generator designed to be clipped onto solar panels. According to its...

30.07.2013 · Video

EU strikes solar deal with China on tariffs

The EU has struck a deal with China that will set a minimum price for Chinese solar panels sold in Europe. Officials say it will be 56 euro cents per watt of solar...

22.07.2013 · Video

Ionic Liquid breakthrough in thermal electrical energy

Harvesting waste heat from power stations and even vehicle exhaust pipes could soon provide a valuable supply of electricity. A small team of Monash University researchers working under the Australian Research Council (ARC)...

18.07.2013 · Video

Innovative and eco-friendly: the office of the future

Called NuOffice and built in Germany, it is considered to be one of the most sustainable office buildings in the world. It uses energy-efficient heating, cooling, ventilation and lighting and aims to minimise...

08.07.2013 · Video

Students in the Netherlands unveil a solar-powered family car

A group of 22 students in the Netherlands unveiled their big project: an energy-positive family car that comfortably seats four passengers. Will we ever be able to live in a world powered by...

01.07.2013 · Video

Recycling tyres: road to success

Eco-innovation is a real opportunity for entrepreneurs. Eco-businesses employ a total of 3.4 million people across Europe. This week, Business Planet takes a trip to Croatia for a closer look at a very...

01.07.2013 · Video

EU mulls underground storage for CO2 emissions

The EU is investigating how storing polluting greenhouse gas underground could help slash CO2 emissions. Carbon Capture and Storage traps and separates carbon dioxide from industry sources before it is compressed and injected...

25.06.2013 · Articles

Green Concrete under construction

It is all around us. But most of the time, you can’t see it. And there is a good reason why scientists are currently focusing their research efforts on it. “Concrete is one...

06.06.2013 · Video

Sea fuel

It’s a bright sunny day off the south-west coast of Ireland. A team of local marine researchers have taken their boat out to check on their seaweed farm. The algae they planted just...

06.06.2013 · Video

Biofuel-ling change with tobacco

Scientists are touting tobacco as the risk-free biofuel capable of weaning us off fossil fuels. In a bid to improve fuel production and reduce its cost, experiments are already underway to genetically modify...

06.06.2013 · Video

Biotechnology to fight air pollution

Using biotechnology to fight pollution is the challenge for a European Union research project. Under the spotlight – a specific kind of moss. At the University of Freiburg in Germany, a team of...

30.04.2013 · Video

Heats, shoots, and leaves – Electricity from living plants

Plants could soon provide our electricity. In a small way they already are doing in research laboratories and greenhouses at project Plant-e, a university and commercially-sponsored research group at Wageningen University in the...

23.04.2013 · Video

EU eases oil export embargo on Syria

The EU has decided to ease its embargo on Syrian crude oil to help the country’s opposition movement. It means that European firms will be allowed to import crude and petroleum products from...

23.04.2013 · Video

Down to earth energy

Right under our feet there is a source of clean and efficient energy. La Fabrica del Sol in Barcelona is living proof. An old Catalan building dating back to the beginning of the...

08.04.2013 · Video

EWICON bladeless wind turbine generates electricity using charged water droplets

Wind energy may be one of the more sustainable sources of power available, but the spinning blades of conventional wind turbines require regular maintenance and have attracted criticism from bird lovers. That might...

28.03.2013 · Video

EU eyes bolder energy policy

The EU wants a radically more ambitious energy policy to meet fresh CO2 emissions targets for 2030. The European Commission is looking to set a new greenhouse gas target for 2030, saying that...

26.03.2013 · Video

Unconventional gas: review of European neighbor — Mykhailo Gonchar

Mykhaylo Gonchar – Director of Energy Programs of Nomos Centre, president of Centre for global studies “Strategy XXI” had given a speech on “Unconventional gas: review of European neighbors” during the open discussion...

26.03.2013 · Video

Bohdan Hawrylyshyn — Energy is an essential element for all countries of the world, and especially for Ukraine

Bohdan Hawrylyshyn, Honorary President of the Kiev International Energy Club “Q-Club”, eminent economist, member of the Club of Rome, founder of the Economic Forum in Davos, president of the International Institute of Management...

19.03.2013 · Video

Painting for change

Scientists in the UK have been developing specially ‘conductive’ paints to be printed onto building materials, where they can then generate their own electricity from the sunlight they absorb. If the project proves...

18.03.2013 · Video

Mopping up oil spills

In Slovenia scientists are testing a new material which is thought to be able to absorb more than 99% of oil spilled on the water. The material they are testing, inside booms, is...

20.02.2013 · Video, News

MEPs urge EU nations to boost CO2 trading market

MEPs on Tuesday called on EU member states to stem the collapse of the bloc’s Emissions Trading System. The European Parliament’s environment committee voted by 38-25 in favour of an amendment to the...

18.02.2013 · Video

Biggest climate change rally in US history

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on the National Mall in Washington to call on the US President to honour his inaugural pledge to tackle climate change. More specifically, they want Barack Obama...

12.02.2013 · Video, News

North Korea confirms third nuclear missile test

North Korea has confirmed that it has successfully conducted a third nuclear test in defiance of international warnings. Pyongyang says it used a miniaturised device that had a greater explosive force than previous...

11.02.2013 · Video

Gazprom to cut prices for Europe

Russia’s Gazprom is planning 3.5 billion euros worth of price cuts for its European customers this year The world’s top gas producer is responding to falling demand due to Europe’s economic slump, energy...

01.02.2013 · Video, News

Slowing Russian growth sets up interest rate fight

Russia’s economy grew at the slowest pace in at least three years in 2012. High oil prices meant there was no budget deficit for the world’s biggest energy exporter, but the Kremlin now...

29.01.2013 · Video, Gas

Ukraine and Russia’s gas wrangle ignites again

Ukraine’s state gas company Naftogaz says it cannot pay a $7 billion (5.2 billion euro) bill it has received from Russian gas giant Gazprom. The matter is now likely to end up in...

24.01.2013 · Video, Renewable Energy, News

Sun-powered boat to research Gulf Stream

In La Ciotat in the south of France, a very special boat is undergoing maintenance in a shipyard. Pascal Goulpié welcomed euronews aboard the PlanetSolar, the only vessel that has sailed around the...

24.01.2013 · Video, Renewable Energy, News

Micro-algae is new energy source

In the Ennesys Lab in Nanterre, France, researchers are working on a project to produce energy from waste water by cultivating micro-algae in order to heat water and provide heating. Waste water contains...

21.01.2013 · Video, News

Algeria: gas supplies not seen at major risk

Algeria is the third largest supplier of natural gas to Europe after Russia and Norway, so the attack has sparked some uncertainty over energy supplies. However analysts were not too concerned pointing out...

19.12.2012 · Articles

Vitoria-Gasteiz is Spain’s green pioneer

In the north of Spain, there is a wetland that might seem like many others. Except these lakes that are dominated by bizarre structures have been created from scratch just two kilometres from...

05.12.2012 · Video, Articles

Total energy independence in the Alps

French engineer and inventor Fabrice André is whizzing up the Alpine road to his refuge on his latest invention: a tricycle that can climb upwards at more than 50 kilometres an hour and...

08.10.2012 · Video, Articles

Plug your energy leaks

Like water from a faulty tap, power leaks from all electronic devices – whether in use or not. The fact is a portion of our energy bill goes down the drain because the...

08.10.2012 · Video, Comments

European nuclear power plants undergo stress tests

Could European nuclear power plants withstand an extreme natural disaster or would they be as susceptible as Japan’s Fukushima, which suffered a meltdown of three of its reactors after an earthquake and tsunami...

21.09.2012 · Articles

The Crystal eco-building dazzles Londoners

An eco-friendly building christened “The Crystal”, built near London’s Olympic Park has been crowned one of the most advanced environmentally friendly buildings in the world. Commissioned by electronics giant Siemans, it aims to...

  • Fukushima wind farm now fully operational
  • A European shale gas revolution?
  • Turning waste into gas
  • Green walls to fight pollution
  • 100% electric Model S gets rave reviews
  • Clip-on wind turbine aims to supplement solar panels
  • EU strikes solar deal with China on tariffs
  • Ionic Liquid breakthrough in thermal electrical energy
  • Innovative and eco-friendly: the office of the future