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Rethinking our energy needs

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 [...]

Can local authorities lead the transition to carbon neutrality?

In these turbulent times of climatic, economic and social uncertainty, communities and local authorities can and must lead the way [...]

Buildings as material banks: Towards a low-carbon capital region

The Brussels Region is not a territorial entity that can exploit massive larger sources of renewable energy such as wind or solar [...]

Is a global grid possible?

The Vision of an Interconnected World The energy transition demands a radical change in infrastructure as we know it. The Global [...]

Leading the energy transition

A Call to the EUSEW Community It is my pleasure to welcome you to the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2019, taking place [...]

Decarbonization, decentralization and digitalization in the Mediterranean

Energy cooperation between different markets requires a convergence of regulation amongst the energy sectors. The first step towards [...]

Beyond coal: how people power will transform Europe's energy system

We are facing a climate crisis. Transforming Europe’s energy system has never been more urgent, and citizens across the EU are already [...]

Health renovations: a sensible climate revolution

The climate case for renovating Europe’s energy-inefficient building stock is almost too well known to bear repeating. Responsible [...]