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Welcome on board: the GTI Observatory welcomes new members to strengthen actions towards islands self-sufficiency

Chalki and Sint Maarten islands, the Asian Development Bank, the European Desalination Society, the Observatory on Tourism for Islands Economy, the He...

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Genius Watter for sustainable tourism: water and energy for an eco-resort in cape verde

Genius Watter has created a sustainable energy and water efficiency system on the Island of Santiago in Cape Verde, transforming King Fisher Village i...

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Three islands receive EU RESponsible Island Prize for local renewable energy transition

Today, the Commission announced that the Danish island of Ærø is the winner of the 2020 edition of the EU RESponsible Island Prize. Ærø won the title ...

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Cleantech Entrepreneurs Driving a Green Recovery in Barbados

VIENNA, Jul 16 2021 (IPS) – Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern Caribbean island nation, famed for its beautiful landscapes, pristine wh...

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A man rides a bike in Baska, on the island of Krk, Croatia, June 16, 2021. Picture taken June 16, 2021. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Croatian island eyes green energy self-sufficiency in this decade

NJIVICE, Croatia, June 18 (Reuters) – The northern Adriatic island of Krk, among the biggest in Croatia, looks headed towards energy self-suffic...

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Maafaru, one of the 26 islands in the Maldives to have microgrids installed. Image: DHYBRID.

Solar and battery microgrids reduce diesel reliance for 26 islands in Maldives

Microgrids have been installed across 26 Maldivian islands using 3.23MWh of battery storage systems, with one shared SCADA system. This is alongside 2...

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Elafonisos Mayor Efi Liarou

Elafonisos hosted the 4th Ecological Symposium to boost islands sustainability and share best practices

GTI reinforces cooperation with the Greek islands signing a partnership with the Hellenic Small Islands Network The 4th Ecological Symposium took plac...

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Welcome on board: Chumbe Island joins the GTI Observatory to engage experts and other islands to mainstream a sustainable circular economy

Greening the Islands is glad to announce the new member of the GTI Observatory, Chumbe island. Chumbe is a beautiful, small, formerly uninhabited isla...

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The Puna Geothermal Venture plant on the Big Island combined with several new solar projects could help Hawaii County meet or exceed renewable energy goals in the next few years.

Big Island On Pace To Meet Renewable Energy Goals In 2 Years

Hawaii island could be the first area in the state to exceed goals set by the Legislature and regulators for renewable energy. Three large solar proje...

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Seychelles’ biggest water basin to undergo rehabilitation for better storage

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles’ biggest freshwater basin, the Mare–aux–Cochons wetland, is expected to be rehabilitated to enhance ...

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