European Week for Waste Reduction

On Saturday, 19 November, the eighth edition of the European Week for Waste Reduction, EWWR, an initiative that aims to promote the implementation of awareness-raising actions on proper waste management and reduction through the pro-active involvement of citizens, institutions and…



Ecomondo 2016

Tuesday 8 to Friday 11 November will mark the return of Ecomondo, the exhibition dedicated to the recovery of materials and energy and sustainable development, which this year is celebrating its twentieth edition and every year hosts visitors from all…



Energy from floors

Research in the energy field sets itself no limits and, in order to produce and store energy, researchers take into account even the most strange and unthinkable solutions. An example is the attempt to capture the energy of the steps…



The first hydrogen-powered passenger train will travel in Germany

The first hydrogen-powered passenger train ever made in the world will travel on the tracks of the Buxtehude-Bremervörde-Bremerhaven-Cuxhaven line, in Lower Saxony (Germany), starting from December 2017. Coradia iLint, that's the name of the innovative fuel cell train, was recently…



Relentless growth of renewables

Global investments in renewable energies are constantly growing and, consequently, also the growth in the total installed capacity is relentless. Today, renewable sources account for over 30% of global installed electric power and 23% of electricity production. Over the past…



An all renewables round-the-world trip by sea

Energy Observer – a multihull catamaran - is ready for a major challenge: it is about to start the first round-the-world trip by sea fully powered by renewable energy and with zero greenhouse gas emissions. For this reason it has…



Reykjavík on the road to zero-emissions

Iceland's capital is truly convinced of wanting to eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions. By 2040, in fact, Reykjavik will cut the city's main sources of CO2, becoming “100% carbon neutral” and transforming itself into a climate resilient urban model. As…

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Separate collection for reconstruction

Collect more paper and cardboard to help the municipalities affected by the earthquake in Central Italy. This is the invitation of Comieco, the National Consortium for the Recovery and Recycling of Cellulose Packaging, which, in collaboration with ANCI and CONAI,…



Energy from the sea: SR2000 is coming

A full 64 metres long with a diameter of 3.8 metres and a capacity of 2 MW, able to cover the electricity consumption of 1,000 homes. This is SR2000, the new Scotrenewables floating marine turbine, the most powerful ever built…

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