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Greece’s Astypalaia Island Turns “Green” with Fleet of Electric Cars

Greece's Astypalaia is waving goodbye to petrol and diesel in a groundbreaking project that is introducing electric cars to the Dodecanese island. As part of the plan, cars are being replaced by electric vehicles (locals and local businesses have been...

Greece Ranks Third in EU for Struggling to Heat Homes

Greece has ranked third within the European Union for the highest prevalence of home heating challenges. According to the latest statistics released by Eurostat, 18.7 percent of the population reported difficulties in keeping their homes adequately warm during the...

Global Rush Is on for Lithium, the White Gold

Countries all over the world are in a rush to find and develop reserves of lithium, dubbed the "white gold" for being a key component in batteries, including electric vehicles, and energy storage devices. Recently, Elon Musk described lithium batteries...

EU Fills 90% of Gas Storages Ahead of Schedule

Stocks of natural gas in the EU have reached a historic high. By August 17th, the storage facilities of the EU member states were 90.12 percent full. This was reported by Politico in reference to data from the Gas...

Innovative 3D-Printed Homes Go On Sale In Texas

The innovative community of one hundred energy efficient 3D-printed homes under construction near Georgetown in Texas, USA, has opened its first fully-furnished model home to interested buyers. The project was announced in October 2022 and reservations of its technologically advanced...

Huge Phosphate Discovery Could Fully Charge the Electric Vehicle Industry

With geologists hunting high and low for battery materials, an enormous new discovery of phosphate rock could have huge implications for the electric vehicle industry. The reserves, discovered in Rogaland, southwest Norway by Anglo-Norwegian firm Norge Mining, are equivalent to...

EastMed Pipeline Project Ready For Market Test By The End Of 2023

The EastMed pipeline to transport natural gas to Central Europe through Greece is expected to undergo a market test by the end of 2023.

Wireless Power Transmission from Space to Earth Achieved

Solar power has achieved a new milestone as scientists have proven that it can be transmitted wirelessly in space and beamed to Earth. This milestone was accomplished through the Space Solar Power Project (SSPP) at the California Institute of Technology...

Greece is World’s Second in Solar Energy Production Potential

The latest report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) ranks Greece second in solar energy production potential.

Scientists Found a Way to Generate Electricity from Thin Air

The University of Massachusetts Amherst's team of engineers has been successfully generating electricity from the air around us. “Nearly any material can be turned into a device that continuously harvests electricity from humidity in the air”, according to the university. The...

Global Sales of Electric Cars Expected to Leap 35% this Year

The electric car industry is expected to break another sales record this year, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report states that over 10 million electric cars were sold globally in 2022, with projections...

Germany Quits Nuclear Power, Closing its Last Three Plants

Germany has closed its final three nuclear power plants, officially ending the country's long-standing nuclear energy program that has lasted over 60 years. The German government's stance is clear: nuclear power is not environmentally friendly or sustainable. Steffi Lemke, the...

“End of the Fossil Age” is Imminent Analysts Claim

The end of the fossil fuel age is imminent, according to a report released on Wednesday. The authors of the report argue that "clean energy" sources are increasingly replacing fossil fuels in the light of climate concerns and the...

Greece, Cyprus and Israel Vow to Create Energy Corridor to Europe

Cyprus, Greece and Israel can provide a key energy corridor to Europe through a planned electricity cable connecting their power grids and a potential natural gas pipeline, diplomats from the three nations said on Friday. Cypriot Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos,...

Greek Island of Halki Now Self-Sufficient on Energy

The Greek island of Halki has become the first municipality in the country where residents are actually producing the energy they consume. Halki is a little island in the Dodecanese archipelago, located just 6 km (3.7 miles) west of Rhodes....