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EU announces around €12 million in funding for fracking research

Disquiet among environmentalists as Edinburgh University and University College London chosen to lead research studies on the impact of shale gas exploration above and below ground

Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research to be launched 1 July 2015

New institute will combine the country’s research in agriculture and the environment, with a focus on sustainability

The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?

Summit gathered experts from academia, industry and policy to debate new energy technologies and accelerating the shift to a low-carbon economy

VIDEO: Technology can help tackle Europe’s energy challenge

But in a time of dwindling resources in Europe and beyond, new energy technologies and processes must have efficiency as their watchword, says David Eyton, group head of technology at BP

Video: Get the incentives right or inventions will sit idle in the lab

Breakthroughs in renewable energy don’t come from Eureka moments in the laboratory, but from long term effort and investment to push nascent technologies to the point of cost efficiency, says Carlos Härtel, GE’s head of R&D in Europe

VIDEO: EU emissions trading system must be extended and strengthened

Europe’s carbon market is not dead in the water, but rather a work in progress, says Andreas Loeschel, who advises Chancellor Angela Merkel on overhauling Germany’s energy mix

Energy Archive
EU announces around €12 million in funding for fracking research
Disquiet among environmentalists as Edinburgh University and University College London chosen to lead research studies on the impact of shale gas...
Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research to be launched 1 July 2015
New institute will combine the country’s research in agriculture and the environment, with a focus on sustainability
The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?
Summit gathered experts from academia, industry and policy to debate new energy technologies and accelerating the shift to a low-carbon economy...
VIDEO: Technology can help tackle Europe’s energy challenge
But in a time of dwindling resources in Europe and beyond, new energy technologies and processes must have efficiency as their...
Balancing the Energy Economy 2: security of supply must not compromise CO2 targets
How can Europe balance its goal of energy security with the need to reduce CO2 emissions? Part of the answer would...
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Global Desalination Innovations Announced in Saudi Arabia

To say desalination is important to Saudi Arabia – not to mention the rest of the Gulf – is a huge...

Researchers at KU Leuven find way to turn sawdust into gasoline

Researchers at KU Leuven’s Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for gasoline. Using a...

Politecnico di Milano on international magazines: two research studies published on "Science" and "Nature"

A group made by Politecnico di Milano researchers, thanks to the use of extremely short light pulses, has observed for the...

Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
Unlocking the value of Personalised Healthcare in Europe
This new study shows ICT investments could cut healthcare costs for key ailments by more than 35%.
Bigger and Simpler: A short guide to the EU's €80 billion Horizon 2020 programme
A two-year political fight formally began in Brussels on 30 November with the publication of the European Commission's plan for Horizon 2020, its omnibus R&D programme. It promises less red tape, broader benefits, and more jobs and economic growth.
Biofuels: The Next Generation
Key ideas and recommendations to accelerate the deployment of sustainable biofuels have emerged at the second in a series of three high-level academic policy debates on the energy R&D challenge, The Energy Difference
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