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Solar+storage in Dutch Caribbean island: 2,000 inhabitants will enjoy up to 10 hours of diesel-free every day

Saba Electric Company, sole supplier of electricity to the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba, celebrated as the island ran on 100% solar for the first ti...

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Crete sets sights on target to go zero-emission by 2030 with the support of Greening the Islands Observatory

Crete, one of Greece’s top holiday destinations, has identified key actions to become a zero-emissions island by 2030 by boosting use of renewable ene...

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Greening the Islands supports climate strike with brochure on how to combat climate change and prevent many islands from disappearing

Today, 15th March 2019, people around the world are mobilizing to demand action on climate change, inspired by the example of Swedish teenager Greta T...

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Martha’s Vineyard tackles net-zero carbon goal with MIT through design thinking model

The island community of Martha’s Vineyard off the US north-eastern coast is collaborating with students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

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Indian Ocean, islands look to stimulate large-scale PV installations

In the Indian Ocean, islands look to stimulate large-scale PV installations

Separated by the open expanses of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius and Maldives are united in turning to large-scale, grid-connected solar solutions to red...

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Solomon Islands threatened by oil spill

Rare marine environment on Solomon Islands threatened by oil spill from grounded tanker

Marine life at a Unesco World Heritage site in the Solomon Islands is under threat from a tanker ship that ran aground in early February and has leake...

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UK space agency supports islands worldwide make the transition to a greener future

The U.K. is drawing upon technology developed in its space industry to help some of the poorest islands around the globe transition to a greener futur...

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Orkney Islands, with excess wind and tidal power, looks to world-leading position in hydrogen

Renewable energy entrepreneurs on the Scottish Orkney Islands are working on plans that could make them the first in the world to launch seagoing ferr...

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Balearic Islands lay out roadmap to a green future

The government of the Balearic Islands, with its famed holiday destinations Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera, has laid out a legislative path t...

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26 islands launch clean energy transition with EU Islands Secretariat support

26 European islands have officially launched their clean energy transition with the support of the European Commission’s Clean Energy for EU Islands S...

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