News and innovation from the green industry

//News and innovation from the green industry

Europe is working for the Energy Union

20th March 2015 - An energy union should facilitate transporting energy between member states and make Europe less dependent on fossil fuels, most of which are now imported. The plans announced by the European Commission in February could result in reduced energy bills, less pollution and better resilience to supply disruptions.

2015-03-20T15:30:39+00:00March 20th, 2015|

KKR takes stake in solar-powered farming group

9 Decembre 2014 - KKR is taking a $100m significant stake in Sundrop Farms, an agricultural technology company that relies on solar power and seawater for the huge greenhouses it builds and operates in arid places including Australia.

2014-12-09T08:54:03+00:00December 9th, 2014|

VedoGreen: “Waiting for Expo 2015, Green Economy 2.0”, to award eco-friendly innovation

18th November 2014 - On 17th November 2014 VedoGreen organised the event “Waiting for Expo 2015, Green Economy 2.0” in Milan at Circolo della Stampa. During the event VedoGreen assigned the “GREEN” EXCELLENCE in innovation award to the best Italian Green Economy companies for innovation and eco-friendly technologies. The winners were identified by VedoGreen, UK Trade & Investment and Dintec.

2014-11-19T16:39:09+00:00November 18th, 2014|

Water re-use in Europe – what do you think?

05.08.2014 - Water re-use is not widespread in Europe. Most wastewater from urban treatment plants is simply flushed out into rivers and lakes. But increasing re-use would help us respond to the increasing problems of water scarcity and drought, while reducing the risk of contamination from wastewater and lowering treatment costs.

2014-08-05T15:27:35+00:00August 5th, 2014|

European Commission proposes a higher and achievable energy savings target for 2030

25 July 2014 - New opportunities for European businesses, affordable energy bills for consumers, increased energy security through a significant reduction of natural gas imports and a positive impact on the environment: these are some of the expected benefits of the energy efficiency target for 2030 put forward today by the European Commission in a Communication.

2014-07-25T13:59:06+00:00July 25th, 2014|

The first launch of Green bonds in Italy

20 June 2014 - The green bonds are coming to Italy. According to the news published by Il Sole 24 Ore, Hera, the multiutility listed on Borsa Italiana stocke exchange - LSE Group, has announced the first issue in Italy of green bonds.

2014-06-20T13:12:11+00:00June 20th, 2014|

GREEN GOSSIP: the Cleantech StartUp Initiative is coming soon

Intesa Sanpaolo is pleased to invite you to the upcoming Cleantech StartUp Initiative dedicated to the best international startups in the fields of environment, energy efficiency and renewable energies. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 7 2014, starting 8.30AM in Milan (Palazzo Besana, Piazza Belgioioso 1).

2014-04-29T10:25:30+00:00April 29th, 2014|

UE: Generation Awake says Stop Wasting Waste!

4th February 2014 - "Stop Wasting Waste!" is the slogan for the launch of the latest phase of the European Commission's 'Generation Awake' campaign, that focuses on the environmental, economic, social and personal consequences of using resources unsustainably.

2014-02-04T16:29:09+00:00February 4th, 2014|

How can we reduce marine litter?

23rd October 2013 - Plastic waste forms 80 % of the enormous waste patches in the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, with fatal consequences for numerous sea species. The European public consultation on how we can best address this problem is open until 18 December 2013.

2013-10-23T10:54:49+00:00October 23rd, 2013|