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This webinar will discuss the European Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on the Promotion of the Use of Energy from Renewable Sources. The webinar starts with a briefing on the proposal, following by a discussion on its strong and weak points. Indicative list of discussion points (other points may arise depending on participants): Cross-border transfer… » read more

Posted by Hans De Keulenaer

Fast-tracking new technologies

It is an often repeated hope that new technologies should enable at least developing countries to get a jump start into the future. A phenomenon called leap-frogging. Indeed it happens and has happened only recently with the mobile phones. But we should not take it for granted that it happens and there are many exceptions… » read more

Posted by Hans Nilsson

Based on a Discussion Webinar, Friday, 18 January 2008 How best to heat a house is a question that is often hotly debated. On one side, it is a purely personal choice affecting our daily life and personal comfort and productivity. But on the other side, given the enormous amount of heating energy the global… » read more

Posted by Hans De Keulenaer

Biofuel for transport

Based on a Discussion Webinar held Friday 26 January 2008 In the industrialized countries, the transport sector is responsible for about one quarter of all energy consumption, so a low carbon solution is imperative. Biofuel has been promoted as being green, but lately it received more opposition from green NGOs than any other transport fuel.… » read more

Posted by Bruno De Wachter

Our Friday discussion webinars are highly interactive events in small groups, during which expert participants discuss an issue related to sustainable energy. During the session, participants can test arguments and share electronic documents, such as powerpoint presentations, pdf’s, … The events take place in the context of Leonardo ENERGY’s knowledge management & intelligence programme. They… » read more

Posted by Hans De Keulenaer