Highly resistant fresh food, preserved for months at the room temperature, may look as a picture cut from a science fiction scenario. However, this goal could be achieved, as the results of the ongoing studies are encouraging
A European Commission strategic plan wants to see 20 percent penetration of wind energy throughout the E.U. by 2020. The growing trend for decentralised energy generation by home and business owners could help meet this target ...
Certifications for sustainable construction materials and buildings are amply available. But to what extent is the market ready to invest in them?
The project's model for evaluation of replication potential is a framework to help CITyFiED city cluster to review their individual replication potential of the technologies implemented on the demo sites.
A 100 percent renewable energy scenario is possible in Europe, but to achieve it, we need to make offshore wind more competitive and start redesigning our energy systems, says world expert Brian Vad Mathiesen
From pollution levels and the number of traffic accidents to safer public spaces and more efficient heating in buildings—to what extent can the smartness of a city be quantified? And is it possible to measure the quality ...
It can be extremely challenging to integrate technologies using renewables sources such parabolic trough solar collectors (PTC), a biomass boiler, a cogeneration unit based on the organic rankine cycle (ORC), an absorption ...
Approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic waste washes off land into the ocean each year. Bottle caps, toothbrushes, tiny plastic fragments, filaments, pellets, film and resin float about in the water columns.
Turkey has started considering its own sources to generate electricity as a way to make it less dependent on fossil fuels, which account for 90 percent of the country's current energy supply.
More data and the use of modern computing technology are crucial to assessing the effects of severe weather on infrastructure and finding ways to mitigate impacts