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Making the most of rooftop real estate

A Japanese city has started using its land in the most efficient way possible by maximising rooftop productivity. Ashikaga city is promoting a scheme to lease the roof-tops of public facilities for the installation of solar panels so private energy … Continue reading

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Rare mineral supply to hinder achievement of renewable energy targets

The European Commission has released information that the targets for renewable energy running up to 2020 could be seriously hindered by a shortfall in the global supply of rare minerals and metals. The report more precisely indicates that the production … Continue reading

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