According to a Greenpeace study, 99.5 percent of Europe’s energy demands could be met from renewable sources by 2050. The environmental protection organization said in Brussels that about EUR100bn in investments would be needed to reach this goal. In the next twenty years, EUR70bn would be needed for infrastructure and network expansion to reach a [...]
Learning from the Financial Crisis: Governments and Businesses must work together and rebuilt Trust.
On October 7, 2010, Jeffrey Bartash, Journalist for MARKETWATCH reported that John Rice, vice chairman of GE (GE, US), said that Western governments were creating too many obstacles that prevent companies from innovating and creating jobs, adding that It was a known fact that barriers that slow down innovation need to disapear. This is a reality that affect [...]
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time. Especially at a time when economies are emerging from a recession, it is the time to re-think how we deliver smarter, cleaner and more efficient electricity. Among the primary players of the necessary energy revolution aimed at climate change are definitely the European regions. [...]
After Copenhagen Summit, regions are more and more identified as a decision level to implement climate change measures. According to the UNPD (United Nations Development Programme), between 50% and 70% of the climate change adaptation & mitigation measures will have to be implemented on a regional level. The European Regions Energy Day which was organized [...]