Coming soon: World Sustainable Energy Days, 21-25 June 2021

Boosting economic recovery with the energy transition! This is the focus of the next World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) from 21-25 June 2021 in Wels,Austria. Take a look at the programme! The event is a “special edition” of their annual conference as a hybrid event: You can participate online from anywhere in the world. According to current planning, on-site participation will also be possible (following COVID rules in … Continue reading Coming soon: World Sustainable Energy Days, 21-25 June 2021

Clear-cutting old-growth forests to produce wood pellets to replace fossil fuels in electricity generation would release more carbon into the atmosphere than it would save

A new scientific study argues that wood pellets, considered a “carbon neutral” product may not be so neutral. Carl Meyer explains in an article on the National Observer website.   Wood pellets from clear-cut, old-growth forests may not be carbon neutral Clear-cutting old-growth forests to produce wood pellets to replace fossil fuels in electricity generation … Continue reading Clear-cutting old-growth forests to produce wood pellets to replace fossil fuels in electricity generation would release more carbon into the atmosphere than it would save

A regular shop-bought mushroom has been turned into an electricity generator

Maybe these are the new magic mushrooms we have all been in search of. Researchers say creation of 'bio-hybrids' from fungi and bacteria could be used to power devices. Undoubtedly the low-carbon energy transition needs many innovations and possibly mushrooms will now play a role. Josh Gabbatiss explains in an article on the Independent website. … Continue reading A regular shop-bought mushroom has been turned into an electricity generator

Make your plans now: World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

The conference and tradeshow World Sustainable Energy Days 2019 will be held from 27 February – 1 March 2019 in Wels, Austria. Energy efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the needs of citizens, economic development and the environment. Achieving a smart, socially fair … Continue reading Make your plans now: World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

Important events coming soon to Australia and Austria

While there are many events planned for the coming months, there are two in particular that EiD would like to draw your attention to.   • National Energy Efficiency Conference 2017 in Australia     Registrations are now open for the National Energy Efficiency Conference 2017, which will take place on 20 - 21 November at … Continue reading Important events coming soon to Australia and Austria

World Sustainable Energy Days 2018 – Young Researchers Conference and Award: Energy Efficiency and Biomass

The World Sustainable Energy Days organisers have announced the upcoming programme for the Young Researchers Conference and Award: Energy Efficiency and Biomass. Dedicated to the next generation of professionals and experts, the two conference tracks present the work and achievements of young researchers in the fields of biomass and energy efficiency. The Young Researchers Conference … Continue reading World Sustainable Energy Days 2018 – Young Researchers Conference and Award: Energy Efficiency and Biomass

World Sustainable Energy Days 2017 – Young Researchers Conference and Award: Energy Efficiency and Biomass

The World Sustainable Energy Days organisers have announced the upcoming programme for the Young Researchers Conference and Award: Energy Efficiency and Biomass. Dedicated to the next generation of professionals and experts, the two conference tracks present the work and achievements of young researchers in the fields of biomass and energy efficiency. The Young Researchers Conference … Continue reading World Sustainable Energy Days 2017 – Young Researchers Conference and Award: Energy Efficiency and Biomass

This week’s briefs

There are some good news items this week. They concern the upcoming World Sustainable Energy Days, the Central and Eastern European Energy Efficiency Forum and the nomination of Energy Pages for an important award in Germany.   • World Sustainable Energy Days coming soon The World Sustainable Energy Days, one of the largest annual conferences … Continue reading This week’s briefs

Ensuring biomass plays a crucial role in the UK’s energy policy

In light of the Government’s announcement to reduce the support offered for biomass projects at the end of 2015, Richard Baker at Siemens Financial Services explains on the Renewable Energy Focus website how equipment suppliers can keep momentum going and remain competitive in an increasingly saturated market.   Making biomass investment affordable Biomass is an … Continue reading Ensuring biomass plays a crucial role in the UK’s energy policy