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Greek project ready to implement water-saving initiatives on three islands

A group of Greek islands is ready to implement a European Union-funded project to improve use of water, extracting it from unconventional sources for ...

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Faroe islanders close their green islands for maintenance, welcome “voluntourists”

From 26-28 April, 100 volunteers from 25 countries were welcomed by the Faroe Islands to join forces with locals to lay the groundwork for a more sust...

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GTI Observatory member Helgoland calls for legislative changes to support its zero-emission ambition

The German island of Helgoland, after implementing various sustainable projects, is looking to take a big role in pioneering new innovative solutions ...

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Favignana to host GTI Observatory meeting to review shortlist of sustainable projects

The Greening the Islands Observatory is continuing its tour of member islands, examining the different situations and evaluating possible pathways to ...

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GTI convenes roundtable at the 3rd Clean Energy for EU Islands Forum

The Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat is organizing the 3rdClean Energy for EU Islands Forum in Stockholm and Mariehamn from 14-16 May 2019. The...

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From the Med to the North Sea: GTI Observatory turns its sights to Helgoland Island (Germany)

Following a visionary gathering in Crete, the Greening the Islands Observatory is heading for a dramatic change of scene, travelling to the North Sea ...

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Are you green enough? EU announces prize for renewable energy production on islands

The European Commission is launching the first edition of the RESponsible Island Prize, which is dedicated to islands with innovative and sustainable ...

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Thanks to government funding, Orkney launches ‘smart energy’ grid project

The island of Orkney, off the northern coast of Scotland, has launched a pioneering project to create a green electricity grid mixing renewable energy...

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Europe Solar + Energy Storage Congress 2019 will host a Greening the Islands session on the new incentive scheme for renewables on Italian Islands

Europe Solar + Energy Storage 2019 is the largest deal-making platform in Europe that anticipates and manages the changes of Europe’s immense solar an...

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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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