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  • EU call for regulation of wood ash fertilisers

    Wood ash may not be an ideal fertiliser for the forest after all, according to new research, which found high natural levels of toxic trace elements in wood ash. In addition, the study showed that adding wood ash could affect the forest soils in such a way that toxic elements are more rapidly released into the receiving waters. Wood ash is a by-product of wood burning which is classed as a form ...

  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Must have Top Priorities in new EU Energy Strategy

    Comment to the New European Commission’s Green Paper for an Energy Strategy and Policy for Europe. INFORSE-Europe welcomes the new emphasis on European energy security and sustainable development that the European Commission sets out in its Green Paper released today. While the paper does provide a framework for discussions, it is important that the EU leaders follow-up with visions for a ...

  • Germany: renewable energy - an overview

    Germany’s renewable energy goals are ambitious. In order to cut 270 million metric tons of CO2 emissions between 2006 and 2020, the federal government announced an action program that fosters the production and consumption of energy produced from renewable sources, thereby encouraging a significant increase in energy efficiency. Germany strives to be the worldwide leader by 2050 in all ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable Energy Awards

    Good evening. I’m delighted to see so many of you here for what promises to be a very interesting night. Before I start, I must mention the venue. It is an inspired choice! Luxury meets low carbon. In 2013 The Savoy won five awards for its commitment to reduce its environmental impacts – reducing energy consumption by an impressive 30% and greenhouse gas ...

  • EU Council steps up its efforts for energy efficiency and renewable energy investments

    The Council has adopted a regulation making energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy schemes eligible for support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in all member states, following a first reading agreement with the European Parliament (3619/09). The new regulation, which forms a part of the European EconomicRecovery Plan1, also provides easier access to grants ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • How the EU can progress towards an ‘Energy Union’

    The European Union has made progress in liberalising energy markets, and its global leadership on climate change is to be commended, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today as it released its review of EU energy policies. However, the new IEA report said there remains much room for improvement. It noted that much of the integration of Europe’s energy market ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Renewable energy construction in Poland 2013

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Renewable energy construction in Poland 2013" to its huge collection of research reports. Report "Renewable energy construction in Poland 2013" , investigates market impact on power generation projects utilising renewable fuels. The Polish energy ...


  • Keeping the EU eco-competitive

    A new EC-commissioned study makes ten key policy recommendations for improving Europe's competitive position within the eco-industries. As well as harmonising regulation and standards across Europe, the report recommends providing funding and skills development schemes specifically for the sector. The eco-industries, whose core sectors include air pollution control, waste treatment, renewable ...

  • Renewable Biogas

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Biogas ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable Biogas

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Biogas ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Energy security: EP adopts blueprint for the EU`s future energy strategy

    The European Parliament set out wide-ranging recommendations for the EU's future energy policy. MEPs call for mandatory emergency action plans in case of gas supply shortages, more grid interconnections among Member States, a specific road map for investments in nuclear energy, and new climate targets to be achieved by 2050, including cutting greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80%. The report ...


    By European Parliament

  • New ESOS Regulations are Energy SOS for British Business

    The Carbon Trust is calling on British businesses to save billions on their energy bills through implementing the most cost-effective energy efficiency opportunities identified through the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). The new scheme is expected to help reduce energy bills for large enterprises by £300 million in 2016, but the Carbon Trust believes savings could be two to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Sense of community aids establishment of renewable energy cooperatives

    Establishment of cooperative biogas projects is aided by strong community spirit, regional traditions and farmers' sense of responsibility for their local area, finds a new Italian study. The findings suggest that renewable energy policy could benefit from taking account of community aspects at the local and regional levels. The EU is committed to generating 20% of its energy from renewable ...

  • Written Ministerial Statement on EU Energy Council, Luxembourg 15 June 2012

    Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State for Energy In advance of the forthcoming Energy Council in Luxembourg on 15 June, I am writing to outline the agenda items to be discussed. The first substantive items on the agenda will be progress reports on the proposal for a Regulation on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure and on the proposal for a Regulation on safety of ...

  • Renewable Energy Generation to Change the Steam Condenser Market

    Oil, coal, gas, nuclear, biomass, and solar thermal power generation methods all use steam to create energy, but will the market for steam condensers be affected by the drive for renewable power generation, asks a new report. The report “Steam Condensers for Thermal Power Plants - Market Size, Average Pricing and Key Regulations to 2020” studies the demand for these machines in the ...

  • Renewable/Low Carbon Energy Opportunities for Businesses

    The report offers technical and commercial guidance on a range of renewable and low carbon generation technologies for business operators to work out what solutions suit them and how they can implement these solutions for maximum benefit to the business. Features and benefits The report will help business operators to identify the most cost-effective way of meeting their ...


  • Insuring the Renewable Energy Revolution Could Prove Costly

    The renewable energy industry could be spending three times as much on insurance every year by 2020 to mitigate risks to projects, says a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The report, commissioned by Swiss Re, looked at six of the world's leading markets for solar and wind, namely Australia, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. Depending on the scenario, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The end of regulated electricity prices?

    The end of regulated power prices - a major obstacle to a liberalised power market - could be in sight after EU energy ministers meet tomorrow. Ministers are expected to call on governments to consider phasing out price regulation, which would be a step towards power generating technologies competing equally on the market, bringing prices down for consumers. "Ending regulated power prices is ...


    By WindEurope

  • EU Environment Ministers meet to accelerate transition to a energy efficient society

    More than doubling annual improvements in energy efficiency could play a key role in averting catastrophic climate change, a report to environment ministers says.  Over recent years advances and investments in energy savings in areas from transport and power generation to industry and households has been reducing the intensity of energy used by one to one and-a-half per cent a year.  'If the rate ...

  • EU Marine Energy Centre offers free Technology Verification

    The Scottish Energy Minister has today launched a competition run by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) offering free Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) to successful technology developers. In his keynote address at the All-Energy conference in Glasgow, Fergus Ewing announced that the winner of the competition will be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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