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Electric Bus Market Experiencing Rapid Growth in Europe

Electric Bus Market Experiencing Rapid Growth in Europe

Europe’s electric bus market in transformational growth mode Energy Storage News, July 17, 2017 The nascent electric bus industry is by far most developed in China: over 98% of the world’s approximately 173,000 e-buses in 2015 were driven on Chinese roads. Government subsidies and urban air quality targets have incentivised the market, as well as

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BUILD UPON Launches to Reduce EU Building Emissions

Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits March 9, 2016. Image credit: epicantus The BUILD UPON project supports European government, industry, and civil society in delivering plans to renovate each European Union nation’s existing buildings to improve their energy efficiency, as required by law by April 2017. It will bring more than 1,000 organizations through 80 events that

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Floating Solar Panel Installation Begins at Godley Resevoir

United Utilities installs Europe’s largest floating solar power project on reservoir The Telegraph, October 26, 2015. Image credit: R/GA Water giant United Utilities is to install Europe’s biggest floating solar power system on a reservoir near Manchester, as it seeks to capitalise on the novel technology to cut its energy costs. The 12,000 panel, £3.5m development

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European Smart Thermostats Market is Set to Boom

Smart Thermostats Market to Rocket Up to $2.5 Billion in 5 years, Predicts Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan, July 27, 2015. Image credit: “Nest front official” It currently stands at $150 million – Energy utility companies will be critical value chain partners facilitating adoption The European smart thermostats market is set to boom, driven by

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Which Indicators are Most Important in Assessing Building Performance?

Making buildings more energy efficient is part of the European strategy to combat climate change. One of the aims of the EU-funded project Direction – due to be completed by 2016—is to demonstrate that very low energy buildings can actually be implemented in practice.

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Ambitious EU Climate & Energy Targets for 2030

Confronted with an economic downturn, the challenges posed by climate change, fuel import dependency and rising fossil fuel bills, Europe needs to move rapidly towards a sustainable economy based on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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