More Energy Efficient Buildings in Krusevac, Uzice and Vrbas Thanks to a New Tender

Ministry of Mining and Energy and State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Swiss Confederation call for tender submission for supply and installation of plant and equipment for energy efficiency rehabilitation/reconstruction of buildings in Krusevac, Uzice and Vrbas. Ministry of Mining and Energy in collaboration with the State Secretariat for …

ABB Completes Divestment of Power Grids to Hitachi

ABB today reached a significant milestone in the company’s transformation towards a decentralized global technology company, with the completion of the divestment of 80.1 percent of its Power Grids business to Hitachi, as planned. The divestment allows ABB to focus on key market trends and customer needs such as the …

These Countries Are Leading the Transition to Sustainable Energy

The Energy Transition Index 2020 analyzes the energy sectors of 115 countries. Sweden tops the global rankings as the country most prepared to transition to clean energy. COVID-19 could threaten the rate at which economies adopt more sustainable power. Robust long-term policies are needed to guard against shocks such as …

Europe’s Environmental Footprints Exceed Several Safe Limits

Global sustainability challenges increasingly raise concerns about the stability of the Earth system that supports all life on our planet. A joint study by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), published recently, focuses on four critical elements of that system, such as …

Fitness Tracker for Electric Motors

Fitness trackers for people are a genuine success story: more than 40 million are already in use worldwide, helping individuals to stay healthy and improve their fitness. Monitoring and saving vital data like heartrate and blood pressure, the device tracks not only current fitness but also follows an individual’s fitness …

Global Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Flattened in 2019, Following Two Years of Increases

Global emission trends Global energy-related CO2 emissions flattened in 2019 at around 33 gigatonnes (Gt), following two years of increases. This resulted mainly from a sharp decline in CO2 emissions from the power sector in advanced economies (Australia, Canada, Chile, European Union, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, …