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Our emissions declined by 3.13% in 2016 mainly because less coal was burnt

07/03/2017

Greenhouse gases emissions declined by 3.13% in Spain in 2016 compared to 2015, mainly because less coal was burnt, but also noticeable is that they increased by 14.95% compared to base year 1990, according to the report “Climate Change. CO2 emissions estimation 2016, Climatic balance and energy analysis for year 2016” presented last week by […]

Sustainable urban mobility plans for cruise destination cities

09/02/2017

Through a European project several cities in five countries, including Malaga, Lisbon or Trieste, will improve mobility associated with the traffic of tourists traveling on cruises.

 

Sodium bicarbonate has been developed from carbon captured in a thermal power plant

24/01/2017

Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL), a leader in carbon capture technologies, has just launched a new project at a 10-megawatt coal-fired power plant in India to capture 60,000 tons of CO2 that a chemical company-Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilizers (TACFL ) – will turn into sodium bicarbonate.

Superfoods from cultivated microalgae thanks to a power plant

09/01/2017

The Algae for Healthy World, A4HW project, is composed of seven very heterogeneous partners, led by Endesa and with the University of Cadiz as technical coordinator, which allows to approach the project from a multidisciplinary point of view and to advance in the research and development of Microalgae for human consumption based on Endesa’s microalgae […]

 

The “Natural Light” project in Africa extends to Malawi

Following the success of VELUX’s “Natural Light” project on solar lamps in collaboration with Little Sun and NGO Plan International over a year ago, the Danish company will now donate 20,000 new units to isolated communities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and Malawi.

European “winter package” disappoints renewables and environmentalists

14/12/2016

As soon as the “winter package” that the European Commission presented last Wednesday was made public, the Renewables Foundation, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth or EQUO reacted in separate releases and separately with obvious dissatisfaction and disappointment. The “winter package” is a draft of energy policy measures that sets the binding target of a minimum […]

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