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    Final Report of the GBE Factory Project for downloading

    This document represents the Final Report of the GBE FACTORY Project, a 36 month initiative supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme of the European Commission and managed by the Executive Agency for Competitiveness & Innovation. The project promotes the concept of “GREEN-BLUE-ENERGY FACTORY”: industrial and commercial buildings equipped with single or combined renewable energy sources, able to provide electricity and […]

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    INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – Albena, Bulgaria 9th May 2014

    It is our pleasure to invite you to Albena – Bulgaria, for the International Conference on Enterprises for green tourism development to be held the 9th of May 2014.   The seminar aims to highlight tourism’s role in a brighter energy future; a future in which the world’s entire population has access to modern, efficient and […]

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    Exemplary cases report to download

    Among the 30 reference cases collected, and other proposals coming from innovative ideas/projects around Europe, 10 GBE FACTORY exemplary cases have been selected representing the best cases from the point of view of technology, return of the investment and mid term sustainability. The presented 10 GBE Factory exemplary cases include cases from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy and […]

About The Project

The project promotes investments in “GREEN-BLUE-ENERGY FACTORIES”: industrial and commercial buildings equipped with single or combined renewable energy sources, able to provide electricity, heating and cooling for the air conditioning of premises, as well as for the business activities housed within.

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Masdar city: a prototype city

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In the United Arab Emirates, few kilometers away from the center of Abu Dhabi, in the middle of the desert, is growing Masdar City. The low-carbon, low-waste city relies entirely on renewable energy. Masdar City is a project developed by the Masdar company, giant of renewable energy, in turn controlled by Mubadala Development Company, a real estate development […]

New methods to create energy

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A human body produces about 100 watts of heat energy per day. If we think about how we feel in a crowded place, it is not hard to believe it. But can you reuse the heat? The heat produced by our body is the last frontier in the field of renewable energy. In Stockholm Central Railway […]

Final Report of the GBE Factory Project for downloading

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This document represents the Final Report of the GBE FACTORY Project, a 36 month initiative supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme of the European Commission and managed by the Executive Agency for Competitiveness & Innovation. The project promotes the concept of “GREEN-BLUE-ENERGY FACTORY”: industrial and commercial buildings equipped with single or combined renewable energy sources, able to provide electricity and […]

Small and Middle-Sized Businesses can Gain Finances to Increase Energy Efficiency

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The Ministry of Economy of  the Slovak Republic has published guidelines for financial assistance to decrease the difficulty of energy availability in the industrial sector and its related services. Micro, small and middle-sized businesses can receive grants from the EU funds – for instance for the reconstruction of buildings, heating or air-conditioning systems, lighting, or power […]

Promoting Low Carbon Technologies

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Low carbon technologies are a major contributor towards the European Union’s innovation, jobs and growth agenda. New technology developments are essential to enable the EU to meet local and global climate change objectives. Europe has the know-how, the ability and the ambition to lead the world in developing the technologies required to tackle energy problems. Reinventing […]

Success for Europe 2030: EU renewable energy targets

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A lot of European renewable energy associations jointly call on EU leaders to fully grasp the long-term benefits of an ambitious nationally binding EU renewable energy target. EU leaders agreed in March 2014 to decide on an integrated energy policy framework for the period up to 2030 in October 2014 at the latest. The 2030 policy […]