The emerging field of organic electronics is already altering the way we use technology. From light emitting diode displays used in televisions, computers and mobile phones, to panels that convert sunlight into electricity, research institutes and companies are increasingly focusing on the potential of these applications. Enter SmartLine and CORNET, the EU-funded projects tackling the issue of manufacturing in this sector.
Over two years since the Government of Ukraine initiated the unbundling of Naftogaz (by Resolution No 496 of 1 July 2016) the process has still not made any notable progress in real terms.
Dr Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, visited Baku to meet with Mr Parviz Shahbazov, Energy Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Dr Birol and Mr Shahbazov discussed the Southern Gas Corridor and its role in improving energy security by increasing the diversity of sources and delivery routes of gas to Europe.
In the years 2013-2016, the EU funded EURONET 50/50 MAX project involved more than 99,000 students, 7,000 teachers and 100 city councils from 13 countries working together to save energy. Most of the participating schools and public buildings managed to reduce electricity and/or heat consumption.