Coordination between policy makers and private partners is key to developing solar energy in Africa, said photovoltaic expert Michael Franz as he presented impressions and conclusions of his extensive work on the development of a solar energy market in Kenya at a recent conference in Brussels.
With more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, experts agree that the continuing trend towards urbanisation is both inevitable and irreversible. New EC guidelines propose a fresh mindset to assist the development of better cities.
Per capita electricity consumption in Africa is well below the average for residents of the European Union but that doesn’t mean that the continent is short of sustainable power-generating potential, according to a report published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre.
When it comes to climate change, it’s a mad, mad world. That’s the message from a new EC-commissioned e-booklet, which uses the abbreviation “MAD” to outline a strategic framework for combating global warning: Mitigation, Adaptation, Development.
* 7th EE & RES Congress and Exhibition for South-East Europe*
International Congress and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable
*13-15 April 2011, Bulgaria, Sofia,
Organizer Via Expo*
Innovative technologies and practices, strong international participation, a
lot of new business contacts, many parallel initiatives and discussions –
this is what the 7th edition of the International Congress and Exhibition
on Energy Efficiency /EE/ and Renewable Energy Sources / RES / for
South-Eastern Europe will offer. Germany is again the Strategic partner of