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Greening the Islands Awards recognizes best practice initiatives in Pantelleria (Italy), Naxos (Greece), Malta and Helgoland (Germany)

Islands looking to adopt sustainable solutions to improve quality of life can draw inspiration from the projects winning the 2019 Greening the Islands...

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Mogmog, Ulithi Atoll -- Children run around with smiles on their faces as a bundle is carried through their village during Operation Christmas Drop at Mogmog, Ulithi Atoll, Dec. 9, 2014. Toys are a rarity on the islands, OCD being one of the few opportunities for children to receive a recreational gift. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cody H. Ramirez/Released)

GTI Observatory’s Global Index measures progress of islands towards a sustainable future

Small islands that want to make real and measurable progress in moving to a sustainable model of development and tourism can now use a set of global i...

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Greening the Islands conference to discuss how to make circular economy and sustainable tourism a reality on islands

Feed in tariff for renewables for non-interconnected islands, business models and investment opportunities, 1st Greening the Islands Observatory Repor...

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Share your success stories by entering the 5th Greening the Islands Awards

Do you have a great story to tell about innovation for greener islands? If so, you have peers, colleagues and potential partners working on islands ar...

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New incentives offer a double opportunity for investing in renewables on Italian islands

A full six years after the introduction of Italy’s latest incentive system for solar energy (the 5thConto Energia), solar PV in Italy will once again ...

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British Virgin Islands

Rebuilding after the storm, the British Virgin Islands embraces a resilient energy transition

Back in 2017, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) was devastated by back-to-back, category five hurricanes – first Hurricane Irma and then, less than two...

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Wave Swell

Wave power pilot project off Tasmania’s King Island gets $2.7 from Australian government

The Australian Minister for Energy has announced the government will provide AUD 4 million (US$ 2.7 million) in support for a pilot-scale wave energy ...

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Medener Conference

GTI Observatory partner of MEDENER conference on the energy transition in Mediterranean countries

The upcoming MEDENER international conference to be held in Rhodes, Greece, on September 26 will hear expert perspectives from Greening the Islands as...

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Welcome to Energy Everywhere our new Observatory member and sponsor of the conference

5 billion people lack dependable power; of those 1 billion have none at all. Energy Everywhere, based inMilan, Italy and Berkeley, California, is buil...

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Isole Marshall

Marshall Islands receive funds for water resilience as climate change impacts supplies

The global Green Climate Fund is providing US$18.6 million to the Marshall Islands to support the low-lying atoll nation in adapting to increasing cli...

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