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Renewable energy stands for problem solving and added value – both for Africa and the world

Article by Dr. Axel Berg, published in SOLARZEITALTER 01/2019

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), 53 million people on the African continent use off-grid renewable sources of energy, while in Asia 76 million people are supplied by such off-grid renewable sources of electricity. Sounds good! Yet, only two percent of all investments in Africa went into decentralized renewable energy,

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Coupling sectors, connecting the pieces: vignettes of the coming integrated urban infrastructure

Excerpts from Peter Droege’s The Renewable City: The Future of Low Carbon Living

EUROSOLAR’s President Prof. Peter Droege and his team from the Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development recently issued an international paper entitled ‘Renewable City – the Future of Low-carbon Living’ for the National Forum on the same topic held in Perth, the capital of Western Australia.

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It's time to remove regulatory and legal barriers to energy storage solutions

Article by Prof. Dr. Ingo Stadler, published in SOLARZEITALTER 01/2019

We have been discussing the same thing for many years now: all the energy storage solutions we need to implement the energy transition are there. Only the elimination of old energy economic regulations that stand in the way of energy storage is still missing. We need to adopt appropriate legal and regulatory frameworks to get energy storage solutions into business. This article will consider these long known requirements from a slightly different angle.

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