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For a significant period of time, Germany has been viewed as the world leader in terms of renewable energy, in particular with regards to solar power. However, there are signs that rapid expansion in China could see one of the world’s fastest growing economies overtake Germany in terms of energy usage.

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Energy and Material Flows

How does a country go through a renewable energy transition? Well, no country has done it before and there is no blue print to follow, but Germany is leading the world in this front.

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Hydrogen fuel-cell cars are getting more competitive in terms of costs and they are seemingly becoming more and more viable in their performance characteristics as well. However, the infrastructure challenge continues to be a barrier, on the one hand, users don’t buy hydrogen cars because the filling stations don’t exist, on

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Last week, Hewlett Packard (HP), a US-based multinational IT company, pledged to power 100% of its stores solely using renewable energy by 2020. They join a growing list of corporations that have made reaching the goal of 100% renewables within the next decade, including many of the world’s largest business

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. Today, we find out why technology companies like Google and Facebook are so interested in neural networks, look at the popularity of Tesla’s affordable electric car, the potential of micropower grids and much more…

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The short answer to this important question is actually yes. But perhaps not for the reasons that most suspect. Renewable energy sources are not technically or economically infeasible without government subsidies. They need subsidies to be competitive because they are so unsubsidised compared to fossil fuel and nuclear power sources.

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, we’re talking about an Internet of Things demonstrator city, the evolving renewable energy market and the place where you can catch three fascinating talks on circular economy related issues…

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