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Energy storage. The technological solution to use the energy produced when you really need it.
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29 January 2024
Energy storage. The technological solution to use the energy produced when you really need it.
The amount of renewable energy produced should not be wasted. It is essential to store it so that it can be used when it is needed, whether in the home or business.
COP 28: Final agreement sets out exit from fossil fuels
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27 December 2023
COP 28: Final agreement sets out exit from fossil fuels
The just-concluded COP28 ratified a historic agreement signed by all world leaders to move away from fossil fuels in energy systems.
From 1 September, several types of less energy-efficient light bulbs will be discontinued
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07 September 2023
From 1 September, several types of less energy-efficient light bulbs will be discontinued
Another deadline set by the European Ecodesign Directive (EU) 2019/2020, which gradually phases out non energy-efficient light bulbs. A measure to combat energy waste, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and spread the culture of an increasingly circular and sustainable economy.
Lighting market driven by LEDs grows
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29 June 2023
Lighting market driven by LEDs grows

The global lighting market continues to perform strongly in 2022: USD 120 billion, with an estimated annual growth rate of more than 7% over the next five years. In Europe, the total market, comprising luminaires, lamps and digitally controlled lighting systems, is worth around EUR 22.5 billion, with growth of 8% by 2021, according to the CSIL and Expert Market Research report.

Electrical blackouts: solutions for workplace safety
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13 March 2023
Electrical blackouts: solutions for workplace safety

Technical problems, short circuits, overloads of the electricity network, there are many causes that can cause a blackout, with serious consequences for people's safety. For this reason, emergency systems are of fundamental importance, guaranteeing reserve lighting to end the activities in progress and safety lighting to evacuate the premises without risk to people.

Viruses, bacteria and antibiotic resistance under the lens of scientists
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02 March 2023
Viruses, bacteria and antibiotic resistance under the lens of scientists

Despite the end of the pandemic, health institutions invite us not to let our guard down because global warming due to climate change could increase the circulation of viruses and bacteria, moreover antibiotic resistance could increase the risk of new epidemics.

EU streamlines process for installing solar energy systems
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26 January 2023
EU streamlines process for installing solar energy systems
Starting this year, the authorization procedure for the installation of solar energy equipment in the countries of the European Union cannot exceed three months.