This Danish School Has Installed The World’s Largest Solar Facade

A new building in Copenhagen is covered by 12,000 colourful solar tiles, making it one of the largest building-integrated solar power plants in Denmark. The tiles completely cover the building and will provide it with 300 MWh of electricity per year, meeting over half of the new campus of Copenhagen …

Siemens Unleashes 8MW Giant

Siemens has installed and commissioned its new 8MW offshore wind turbine at the Østerild test site in Denmark. The installation went “according to plan” the German manufacturing giant said and the hardware will now enter the final development phase. A prototype machine featuring a 154 metre rotor was certified by …

Blustery Weather Topples Wind Power Records Across Northern Europe

Wet and windy weather across Northern Europe this week may have loosened a few roof tiles, but it also delivered an impressive flurry of new wind power records, according to new data. In the UK, wind turbines delivered 26 per cent of the UK’s electricity demand on Wednesday, with new …

South-East European Exhibition Save the Planet

From 7th to 9th March 2017 in  Sofia, Bulgaria there will be conference organized by Via Expo. The 8th edition of the South-East European Exhibition Save the Planet is coming in a few months. Over the years of its existence since 2010, the event has proved its significance for the …

Albania Disposes of 160 Tonnes of Napalm Components as Part of OSCE Project

The OSCE Presence in Albania and the Ministry of Defence held a ceremony on 6 December 2016, marking the completion of a joint project to destroy hazardous military chemicals. The Head of Presence, Ambassador Bernd Borchardt, Defence Minister Mimi Kodheli and representatives of OSCE participating States that have funded the …

Cities Are at the Frontline of the Energy Transition

Cities dominate energy demand, and by extension are responsible for a significant share of carbon emissions. In 2013, the world’s urban areas accounted for about 64% of global primary energy use and produced 70% of the planet’s carbon dioxide emissions. These shares will rise as cities grow and urban economic …