Sorina Buzatu, Renewables
Energy back in local hands Across Europe, town and city councils are becoming increasingly interested in energy decentralisation , i.e. in producing power closer to where it is consumed.
Turkey's solar market has started 'teething' 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% of the country’s current energy supply.
Christophe Heyndrickx: From Russia with love Christophe Heyndrickx is bio engineer in environmental and agricultural economics at research consultancy Transport and Mobility, in Leuven, Belgium. He specialises in modelling regional and national economic policy.
Biogas from animal waste in need of maturity Livestock produces a lot of waste. One solution is to turn such agricultural waste into biogas to generate energy . It requires using so-called anaerobic digestion, which consists in breaking down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen.