Renewable energy

Energy Minister – Reduction in electricity bills of 1.1 billion euros from the interconnections of the islands

The reduction of 1.1 billion euros in electricity bills of all consumers will be brought about in the next 4 years through the electricity interconnection of the islands and the consequent reduction of the cost of Utilities, according to the data presented today by the Minister of Environment and Energy Costas Skrekas speaking to energypress conference on renewables and energy storage.

Prof. Yanev: Without Nuclear Energy Bulgaria Cannot Have a Low-Carbon Economy

If we want to create a low-carbon energy system, we cannot bypass nuclear energy. This was stated in an interview with BGNES by Prof. Dr. Yanko Yanev, Director of the Institute for Nuclear Knowledge Management in Vienna and Executive Director of the International Academy of Nuclear Energy.

Radeče becomes first energy self-sufficient town centre in Slovenia

Radeče – Radeče has become the first Slovenian town whose town centre will be fully self-sufficient in terms of electricity as a solar system was installed on the roof of its community health centre on Friday.

This is after the Sonce company presented in August the first 100% electricity self-sufficient village, Zavrate, which is located near the eastern town of Radeče.

Report shows Slovenia must make climate neutrality top priority

Ljubljana – Slovenia can achieve climate neutrality by the middle of the 21st century if it makes cutting greenhouse gas emissions and transition to climate neutrality a top priority and if it immediately enhances implementation of climate measures, says the Climate Mirror 2021 report.

Slovenia produced more food waste last year

Ljubljana – The average person in Slovenia threw away 68 kilograms of food last year, one kilogram more than in 2019, of which 40% was still edible. Households and foodstuffs trade generated more food waste, while food production and the catering and food service industries generated less, the Statistics Office data show.

Turkey to fight climate change with nine-point action plan

Turkey, which announced the presentation of the Paris Climate Deal to parliament next month, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 21 percent as of 2030 by implementing an action plan with nine major points.

"The country prepared an action plan consisting of some 32 targets and some 81 acts collected under nine major points," daily Milliyet reported on Sept. 23.