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International recognized sustainable Energy Management System (EnMS): ISO 50001

Improving energy performance, reducing consumption of electricity, improving overall energy efficiency and advancing its knowledge on energy uses is a major concern of enterprises in the world. In the Energy-Climate era of today, the challenge of energy consumption is the greatest problem faced by humanity in its history. The majority of environmental problems arise from the types of energy we…

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Indicators and common factors that help to determine the impact of EU projects promoting energy efficiency
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Indicators and common factors that help to determine the impact of EU projects promoting energy efficiency

A study into 41 EU-funded energy efficiency projects across Europe looked at primary energy savings, greenhouse gas (GHG) savings, investment triggered, market stakeholders with increased skills on…

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How do we get the renovation wave rolling in Germany?
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How do we get the renovation wave rolling in Germany?

The European Union announced a major renovation wave last fall. It wants to double the rate of renovation in existing buildings over the next ten years. This is urgently needed, because buildings play…

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Defining Carbon Neutrality: Not as Simple as It Might Seem
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Defining Carbon Neutrality: Not as Simple as It Might Seem

How to understand the terms ‘decarbonization’ and ‘carbon neutrality’? It is not about removing carbon itself – it is the combination of carbon and oxygen (carbon-dioxide) which yields harmful…

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Investing in improving energy efficiency is industry's chance to be part of the post-pandemic economic recovery
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Investing in improving energy efficiency is industry's chance to be part of the post-pandemic economic recovery

In January 2020, the European Commission presented its European Green Deal investment Plan. The European Green Deal Investment Plan will mobilise EU funding and create an enabling framework to…

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Russia's hydrogen for Japan
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Russia's hydrogen for Japan

Russia is all set to gain a foothold in the global hydrogen sector in what looks like a bid to be a key supplier for Japan, which has ambitious targets for adoption of the fuel by 2050. Japan's plans…

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Pandemic upends commercial renewable energy demand
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Pandemic upends commercial renewable energy demand

The covid-19 pandemic is disrupting industries around the world, including renewable energy. With so many workers stuck at home, experts caution that corporate renewable energy demand could drop off. …

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Uruguay, Latin America’s renewable champion
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Uruguay, Latin America’s renewable champion

Uruguay lies between Argentina and Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean and is home to about 3.5 million people. But this small country has made it to the top 5 in wind and solar energy producers worldwide.  …

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India's electricity upgrade
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India's electricity upgrade

India’s national transmission grid must urgently modernise to increase the rate of renewable energy adoption. This is a key prerequisite for achieving India’s renewable energy investment ambitions…

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