Harnessing the sustainable power of wind is a positive development taking into consideration the uncertainty created by the ongoing economic and financial turmoil, the escalating oil prices, the dependence on foreign energy supplies e.t.c. European Union has set an optimistic target of 20% of its energy supply to come from wind and other renewable sources by 2020. In order to...

Many essential jobs in the renewable energy industry require a skilled workforce. Industry surveys in Germany have suggested that on average renewable energy jobs are relatively high-skilled, across both fuel-free and fuel-based technologies: 82% of employees in the industry have vocational qualifications and almost 40% of these have a university degree, compared to an average for the whole industrial sector...

What do you think of your waste? Most people believe that their waste have no value at all. However our waste is a source of materials and energy, which remains unexploited when disposed to Landfills. In order to explain the technologies available on waste management we should first set the required background. Waste produced by citizens is called Municipal Solid...

Natural gas demand sees dynamic growth as the worldwide gas market continues to expand, despite the economic uncertainty in 2012. Greece has increasing power needs owing to its tourism industry that is spread out over many islands. Hence, domestic but also industrial users need to be supplied by liquefied natural gas imports and in many cases new power generation projects...

By Karolos – Konstantinos Papadas PhD Candidate in Marketing, AUEB It has been noticed that during periods of recession or social change, megatrends such as “quality movement” (1970’s), “globalization” (1980’s) and the internet (1990’s) emerge. In recent years, governments, NGO’s and agencies have been informing the citizens about the harmful consequences of human activity on the environment. Environmentalists are highly...