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The Azores installs battery-based energy storage system

The Azores installs battery-based energy storage system

Located on Terceira, the second biggest island in terms of electrical consumption of the Azores archipelago, the system will enable an increased share of renewable energy usage.

Helsinki million-euro energy challenge deadline beckons

Helsinki million-euro energy challenge deadline beckons

The challenge has been set up to find innovative new solutions to urban heating that go beyond burning fossil fuels and biomass to help the city meet its goal to be carbon-neutral by 2035.

Mayors put forward a 'green and just' Covid-19 recovery plan

Mayors put forward a 'green and just' Covid-19 recovery plan

The C40 Cities network has announced its agenda for delivering a sustainable and equitable recovery plan from the pandemic and calls for support for the vision from national government.

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

Blockchain energy platform launched by European consortium

The consortium contends that we must prepare for a future in which we are largely dependent on consumers with their electric cars, home batteries and heat pumps to stabilise the grid reliably and sustainably.

Helsinki lays down €1m global challenge for sustainable heating solutions

Helsinki lays down €1m global challenge for sustainable heating solutions

The Finnish capital is inviting innovators to come up with "game-changing" ideas for the future of urban heating which can be implemented in Helsinki but shared around the world.

Seattle accelerates plans to combat climate crisis

Seattle accelerates plans to combat climate crisis

The mayor of Seattle is proposing to convert thousands of oil-heated homes to cleaner, lower carbon electric heat to help battle carbon pollution.