Ljubljana – The newspaper Finance writes about the failure of the flood warning system in Germany in Wednesday’s commentary, suggesting it is indicative of how the hyper-regulated EU functions, where politicians prefer boasting about decarbonisation and digitalisation over taking concrete measures that work.
Turkey's renewables expansion, driven by hydro, wind and solar energies, places the province of İzmir as a leader in wind power and Konya as a pioneer in solar energy, data compiled by the state-run Anadolu Agency reveals.
Of the country's total renewables capacity of 50,990 megawatts (MW), hydropower stood at 31,280 MW, wind power reached 9,543 MW and solar totaled 7,070 MW.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce on Wednesday (2 June) the details of a project which aims to transform the island of Astypalaia in the southeastern Aegean Sea into Europe's "Green Island".
The objective is to have all of Astypalaia's daily activities run on renewable energy, from electricity to transport.