The Black Sea Region’s Renewable Energy Potential on the Agenda

In less than a month the energy community will get together online to discuss the renewable energy potential of the Black Sea countries. The high-level international investment conference Energy Week Black Sea will take place on a virtual event platform on 29-30 September bringing together the autorities, project operators of …

An App Made in Heaven

Fresh Agriculture Technologies is developing software solutions to assist in fruit production. A team of seven people of different professions, from agronomists through developers to economists, contributed to the digitisation of agriculture by designing the MapMyApple application, which even Delta Agrar has included in its production. One of the members …

Energy Week Black Sea 2020

From the 29th to the 30th of September, the international investment event Energy Week Black Sea 2020 (https://www.bsenergyweek.com/) will take place online. Energy Week Black Sea 2020 will bring together authorities and energy companies from Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and Georgia, as well as international financial institutions and multinational private investors …

3 Ways the Ancient World Embraced the Circular Economy

Scientists show the circular economy has roots in ancient history. Broken ceramics, Roman recycling and melting down glass all happened thousands of years ago. Going circular could generate as much as $4.5 trillion in economic benefits, according to the World Economic Forum. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation says our current system …

Renewables Account for Almost Three Quarters of New Capacity in 2019

The renewable energy sector added 176 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179 GW added in 2018. However, new renewable power accounted for 72 per cent of all power expansion last year, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency …

A Key Issue for Climate Change – What Passenger Cars Are Made Of

When you see a new car, you might think of the speed it can attain, the sound system on offer, the upholstery, or its range, if electric. But have you ever stopped to think about the greenhouse gas emissions created by its manufacture—including mining the metals and moulding the plastics …