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  1. Germany to introduce diesel ban over time
    Germany to introduce diesel ban over time 23 Aug 2017

    In an interview with German magazine Superille, Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that it's only a matter of time before the country that invented the modern car followed France, UK, India and other countries in banning new cars fitted only with gas or diesel engines- but it did not set an exact date until economic uncertainties associated with the country’s biggest industry are sorted out.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy
    Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy 16 Aug 2017

    All business parts of Dutch company Royal Schiphol Group will be powered by sustainable energy from 1 January 2018.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Primark launches its first sustainable cotton line
    Primark launches its first sustainable cotton line 9 Aug 2017

    Clothing giant Primark just announced the launch of its first sustainable cotton line.

    Europe,Worldwide,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  4. Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind
    Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind 4 Aug 2017

    The Scottish Government announced a further £1.5m in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) department mainly aiming to reduce costs in the offshore wind industry and explore further wind offshore opportunities for the country.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  5. Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables
    Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables 3 Aug 2017

    The Spanish Ministry of Energy awarded a total of 5,037MW after its latest auction, although although the action was initially seeking for 3,000MW.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  6. A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean
    A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean 2 Aug 2017

    Tilos, a small island in the Dodecanese complex in the Aegean Sea, is on set to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean by solely relying in renewables.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Europe added 6.1GW of wind power in the first half of 2017
    Europe added 6.1GW of wind power in the first half of 2017 31 Jul 2017

    WindEurope, the Industry body promoting wind power in Europe- formerly known as European Wind Energy Association, released the latest statistics on wind energy development in Europe, saying that the continent is on course for setting a ‘bumper’ year in installations while cautioning some worrying facts.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  8. UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040
    UK to ban new diesel and petrol vehicles from 2040 26 Jul 2017

    The government is set to announce the ban of new diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 onwards as part of the Clean Air Strategy.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Perovskite solar cells achieve new efficiency breakthrough
    Perovskite solar cells achieve new efficiency breakthrough 25 Jul 2017

    A team of researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia created the biggest perovskite solar cell so far, also setting a new efficiency record with it.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. UK to invest £246m in battery technology
    UK to invest £246m in battery technology 25 Jul 2017

    Known as ‘Faraday Challenge’, the initiative will be part of the country’s modern Industrial Strategy and aims to establish the UK as world leader in battery technology.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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