European Geothermal Congress 2016

Organised every 3 years, EGC is the largest geothermal event in Europe. It is a week of varied events designed to appeal and support and develop everyone working in the field, both in and outside the continent. It will include a conference programme with both oral and poster presentations; contributions …

Environmental projects of UEFA Euro 2016

Organising an event on the scale of UEFA EURO 2016 is an environmental challenge, thus the organisation of the event started in 2014. Each of the organisational domains involved in the tournament (including transport, logistics, lighting, catering, merchandising and broadcasting) will have a wide range of direct and indirect environmental …

Report Shows that Renewable Energy Smashes Global Records in 2015

An upsurge in new wind, solar and hydro plants and capacity saw renewable energy smash global records last year, according to a report on new supply. Some 147 Gigawatts of renewable electricity came online in 2015 – the largest annual increase ever and as much as Africa’s entire power generating …

Renewable energy increased in 2015

Renewable generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW) or 8.3% during 2015, the highest annual growth rate on record, according to  new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Capacity Statistics 2016 finds that as of the end of 2015, 1,985 GW of renewable generation capacity existed …

Turkish Solar Update

Turkey’s energy regulator granted its first ever solar license in late 2015. It is a 49-year generation license granted to Turkish developer Solentegre Enerji Yatirimlari, for an 8 MW facility to be installed in the eastern province of Elazig.Turkish regulators held tenders for solar capacity in various regions of the …