Rethinking our energy needs

Under the Moroccan sun

Journey to Morocco’s Ouarzazate Solar Power Station – the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world. At NOOR II [...]

Building resilient communities through municipal climate action

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that things we often regard as static can, in fact, change fairly quickly under certain circumstances. [...]

Q&A with Elizabeth Press

Director for Planning and Programming at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Elizabeth Press, provides her take on [...]

Euro-Mediterranean resource efficiency for the EU Green Deal

Humanity will consume three times the Earth’s resources by 2050. To avoid this doomsday scenario, improving our global resource [...]

European islands: trailblazers of the EU Green Deal

Europe is leading the fight against climate change and has set itself the goal to become climate-neutral by mid-century. This is one [...]

Going beyond investments in single-point solutions

We are working to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy by using systems innovation to effect change in whole places [...]

We need an ambitious EU hydrogen strategy for a climate-neutral Europe

In this interview, Birgit Honé (DE/PES), Minister for Federal and European Affairs and Regional Development of Lower Saxony, answers [...]

The COVID-19 recovery plan is an opportunity to carry out a truly green revolution

In th​is interview, Juanma Moreno, President of Andalusia, shares his views as rapporteur on the new European Climate Law, the legally [...]

Staying home: Financing the fight against energy poverty

What if the one place that should provide comfort – your home – instead results in poor health due to inadequate insulation or [...]

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 [...]