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waste

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...

ECTRICITY

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...

La Fabrica del Sol in Barcelona

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...

Energy-Economy

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...

paint

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...

Carlos-Pascual

Ukraine could gain energy independence in 10 years — the U.S. Department of State

In achieving energy independence of Ukraine take 10 years, it is necessary to develop energy-saving technology and increase production of shale gas. This was said by the authorized the U.S. State Department for...

EC

European Commission funds allocated for the development of energy efficiency in Ukraine, are not spent

The State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine not mastered the funds that the European Commission has started to allocate 2011. This UNN reported in the State agency. The European...

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Ukrainian conventional resources — fuelling independence? — Jonas Grätz

Swiss expert J.Grätz (Technische Hochschule Zurich, Center for Security Studies) on December 11, 2012, on the international conference «The U.S.A. — Ukraine: IV Energy Dialogue» mentioned, that Ukraine has significant energy potential. However, the...

smart-building

Five things you might not know about smarter buildings

Recently, some worried that the financial crisis and ensuing recession might stall the progress of green building and investments in energy saving improvements. Not so. Last December, just as winter’s first nip was...

green-war

Eхpert roundtable: «Energy Future of Ukraine: Energy Efficiency, Economy and Ecology?»

Heinrich Böll Foundation Office in Ukraine together with the National Ecological Centre of Ukraine, public organization «Ecoclub» (Rivne) and the Kyiv International Energy Club «Q-Club» is pleased to invite you to participate in...