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Rethinking our energy needs

Why your next heating system will be a heat pump

If we want to decarbonize homes, heat pumps must become the standard for residential heating (“a heat pump in every home”). While [...]

Bioenergy and the transition to a modern bioeconomy

Many forms of biomass are increasingly used to generate heat for buildings and electricity for power grids. The International Energy [...]

Harnessing Europe's rivers for power — is it worth it?

Humans have been using the forces of moving water for millennia, first with mills along flowing rivers for grinding grains, and now, [...]

Unlocking sustainable fuels and bio-based products

Making products and energy from renewable bio-resources (instead of from fossil fuels) is a key aspect to combat climate change, reduce [...]

Winning hearts and minds for new renewables infrastructure

Electrification is set to play a major part in Europe’s long-term decarbonization plans; although electricity industry association [...]

Turning off the Falls

The drive to tame the wild waters of Niagara Falls has had devastating unintended consequences on the environment and society – [...]

Reality check on the Energiewende

During the UN climate negotiations at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (CoP) in Bonn last November 2017, over 15 countries and several [...]

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