Renewables

Sustainable bioenergy and its crucial role in driving the green transition in industries

The annual  EU Industry Days together with the EU Industry Week (local events) are Europe’s flagship annual events dedicated to the industry playing an important role in showcasing latest innovations to ensure Europe’s industries contribute to EU long-term energy and climate objectives while improving their competitive position. These events represent the main platforms to discuss industry…

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New report from JRC: Enabling Positive Energy Districts across Europe: energy efficiency couples renewable energy
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New report from JRC: Enabling Positive Energy Districts across Europe: energy efficiency couples renewable energy

From an energy perspective, zero or positive energy districts (PED) provide opportunities to achieve cost-effective levels of high-energy efficiency and renewable energy systems. This newly published…

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Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy
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Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy

The EU ceramics industry is a world leader in producing value added, uniquely designed, high quality ceramic products manufactured by flexible and innovative companies, the majority of which are SMEs.…

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EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM: sustainable industrial recovery plan
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EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM: sustainable industrial recovery plan

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM provides a set of recommendations for a sustainable industrial recovery plan   The aluminium industry has traditionally been considered strategic in Europe, however, 2019 data…

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CEMBUREAU’s roadmap towards #Cement2050 – a Carbon Neutrality Roadmap
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CEMBUREAU’s roadmap towards #Cement2050 – a Carbon Neutrality Roadmap

The European Cement Association, CEMBUREAU, the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe and spokesperson for the cement industry before the EU institutions and other public…

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Deep decarbonisation of industry: The cement sector
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Deep decarbonisation of industry: The cement sector

Headlines Fossil fuel combustion to meet heating needs accounts for 35% of cement’s CO2 emissions. The remaining 65% are due to direct process emissions, which must also be addressed. The…

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Two walls may beat one for solar-panel nanotubes
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Two walls may beat one for solar-panel nanotubes

One nanotube could be great for electronics applications, but researchers report new evidence that two could be tops. Engineers already knew that size matters when using single-walled carbon…

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Mythbusting: The footprint of renewable energy
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Mythbusting: The footprint of renewable energy

Even though solar panels and wind turbines are not releasing any emissions or toxins while they generate energy, we can’t say the same thing about the way they are manufactured. Not to mention their…

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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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Decarbonisation of industrial heat: The iron and steel sector
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Decarbonisation of industrial heat: The iron and steel sector

Headlines Current primary steel production is highly integrated; incremental efficiency improvements can only further reduce emissions by about 10%. The analysis of scenarios published recently…

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