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Testatina observatory Helgoland

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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Responsible Island prize

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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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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