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The Perovskite Revolution: A Breakthrough in Solar Cell Technology

Solar panels rely on scarce materials. What if there was an eco-friendly solution? Perovskite tandem solar cells can be synthesised without the need for mining, unlike silicon.

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This Helium-Powered “H-Aero” Drone Can Fly for 24 Hours

The "h-aero" is a cross between a drone and a zeppelin. It can stay in the air for up to 24 hours and enables completely new types of data collection.

Micro Hydropower Plant: Energyfish Generates Clean Energy With a Low Environmental Impact

Energyfish are small hydropower plants that are quick and easy to install in rivers, while continuously supplying clean energy.

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This Clever Online Tool Helps German Speakers to Join the Energy Transition

Although many people support the goals of an energy transition, only a few are involved in projects and initiatives. The "Energiewende-O-Mat" online tool aims to change this.

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Solar Energy in Africa: “If We Don’t Know the Real Problem, the Solution Will Probably Be the Wrong One”

The non-profit Access to Energy Institute (A2EI) aims to supply as many people as possible in Africa with solar power. It relies on comprehensive, data-driven problem analysis and optimised solutions to achieve this.

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Empowering Europe’s Energy Future: Harnessing JRC’s ‘Photovoltaic Geographic Information System’

Europe develops new tool, the Photovoltaic Geographic Information System, to democratise data for informed, sustainable energy decisions.

Reset 2023 Roundup: 5 Impactful Climate Projects to Donate To

Christmas time is donation time! But, with all the choice of wonderful sustainability projects to pick from, how does one choose?

Mapping Europe’s Renewable Energy Future with the Energy and Industry Geography Lab

The EU's Energy and Industry Geography Lab has created a new way of helping Member States map their renewable energy development. But, can it alone help to reduce carbon emissions?

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How Can Digitalisation Help Decarbonise the Building Sector?

Major transformations are needed to achieve the climate targets in the building sector. Here we provide an overview of the role digital technologies play in the industry.