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The cost of renewable generation in the islands

17/05/2017

Our expert this week, Pablo Corredoira, warns in this article about the grievance suffered by renewable generation in the islands – Canary and Balearics Islands – and also in the extra–peninsular territories of Ceuta and Melilla and which because of their situation are subject to a delay in the collection of the corresponding remunerations. Over […]

Your favorite series work on coal: do something!

01/02/2017

Sara Pizzinato, head of Greenpeace Energy Campaign, in this article asks you to make an effort at that time of the day when you sit on the sofa after a long working day and turn on your tablet or your TV to see what´s on and that you take a pause for thought on what […]

 

Electricity and ports, a common future: “Cold Ironing”

04/10/2016

Pedro Gonzalez, UNESA, points in this article the use of electricity in the berthing of ships at ports to prevent pollution caused by having to keep their engines running. Obstacles, high power required and economic investment are not insurmountable.

The Greek “sorpasso” and other opportunities to democratize energy

15/09/2016

Sara Pizzinato exemplifies the recent legalization of virtual net balance in Greece and before what she qualifies as psychological / administrative blockade on the recognition of the rights of citizens on energy in Spain, she values Europe as an opportunity while the old continent prepares news in this area that will see the light in autumn / winter. Thus, the head of the Greenpeace Energy Campaign discusses in this article which pieces should not be left out in the revision of the European Directive on Renewable Energy and the Initiative…

 

The close link between water and energy, by Julio Barea of ​​Greenpeace

07/04/2016

On 22 March, World Water Day, Greenpeace presented its report on coal and water. Water is essential for life on the planet and plays a crucial role in human development, from sanitation and health, food production, economic development and of course power generation.

Cheap oil prices to challenge the climate agreement, an analysis by Javier García Breva

31/12/2015

The Paris agreement to curb climate change cannot surprise the Europeans. It's the kind of agreements adopted by the European Council since the last expansion 10 years ago. In fact it is a global binding target but with no obligations or sanctions to governments. That is also the nature of the COP21 agreement to limit the rise in global temperatures within 85 years.

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