Why Gender Has to be at the Heart of the Agenda for Green

Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our times, and women are disproportionately vulnerable to it and have an important role in addressing it. Tackling climate change effectively will require deep changes to how we live, work and think – and the only way these can be implemented …

Norwegian Company to Join Wind Farm Building Efforts in Serbia

The Norwegian company NBT, which invests in high-power wind farms in Serbia, has become a partner of WV International in developing wind farm projects in Serbia of a total power of 800 MW. The joint press release of the two companies says that NBT, headquartered in Oslo, will do business …

World Failing to Provide Kids with a Healthy Life and a Climate Fit for...

As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark report released today by a Commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world. The …

Huge Tunisian Solar Park Hopes to Provide Saharan Power to Europe

An enormous solar park in the Sahara could soon be exporting electricity to Europe if Tunisia’s government approves an energy company’s request to build it. The 4.5GW mega-project planned by TuNur would pipe electricity to Malta, Italy and France using submarine cables in the grandest energy export project since the …

Plans for Sahara to Export Solar Power to Europe Revive

TuNur Ltd filed a request in the Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy for the authorisation of a 4.5GW solar energy export project destined to fuel Europe. The mega-solar project is envisioned to be located in a newly established solar complex in the Sahara Desert in Southwest Tunisia- …

Tunisia Will Tender 210 Megawatts of Solar & Wind Capacity this Year

Tunisia will join an increasing number of countries to allocate renewable energy projects through competitive auctions when tenders for wind and solar power projects are open later this year. According to media reports, the Tunisian government will put on the block 70 megawatts of solar and 140 megawatts of wind …

Revolutionary Flapping Wind Turbine Mimics Hummingbirds to Produce Clean Energy

A new flapping wind turbine from Tunisia marks a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of mechanics. Until recently, scientists have been limited in their ability to apply new understandings of animal and human motion to machines, according to Tyer Wind. In the wind energy sector, this limitation has resulted in …