Tag: sustainability

What is Sustainable Development Goal 8?

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all. These are the challenges that make up Sustainable Development Goal 8; let’s see how they’re going to be tackled The rate at which a society develops is largely dependent on the socio-economic situation of its citizens and its industrial... Read more »

European power sector declares its full commitment to Paris Agreement and EU Climate objectives

EURELECTRIC , the association of the electricity industry in Europe, has launched a statment to support the objectives of the climate agreement The association, who represents the common interests of the electricity industry at pan-European level, plus its affiliates and associates on several other continents, launched on March, a release that places value on the Paris... Read more »

Habitat III,the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development will take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October

This conference, that comes back after its last edition, celebrated in Istanbul in 1996,has the aim of securing renewed political commitment for sustainable urban development, assesing accomplishments to date, addresing poverty and identifying and addressing new and emerging challenges With the horizon of a changing urban population in our most close future, the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, will...

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PCI 2.7, the huge electricity line that will connect Aquitania (FR) with the Basque Country (SP)

This subacuatic line, that is under studies, will tour 360km of seabed to connect two important regions of Western Europe The electricity interconnection between France and Spain seems to grow up, step by step, after some years of suspense. This connection, that is considered by the European Commission as “one of the four priorities for electricity... Read more »

Oman International Conference on Big Data and Smart City (ICBDSC) 2016, March 15-16

The conference, that will take place in the capital of the Arab Emirate of Oman, Muscat, is organized by the Middle East College, with the collaboration of organisations like the University of Barcelona or the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEE). Would you like to know more details about how is evolving the Smart City... Read more »