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Greening the Islands Event at Circle the MED: Islands Strategic in MED’s Green Transition

GTI Observatory Task Force Launched for Islands to Lead the Way in the Mediterranean’s Energy Transition Athens, Greece, 20 January 2024 – On January 19, Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation organised two sessions at Circle the Med – the Mediterranean Forum 2024, a renowned platform for discussing sustainability in the region. The first session focused on …

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Curaçao joins Greening the Islands’ 100% RES Islands Initiative

Multilateral efforts and collaborations towards creating island models for the energy transition reinforced at COP28 At COP28 in Dubai, the Caribbean island of Curaçao forged a strategic partnership with the Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation to formulate a comprehensive roadmap for its transition to 100% renewable energy. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between …

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The RETOUCH Nexus Project: Improving Water Governance for a Resilient Future

The Horizon 2022 project RETOUCH Nexus stands at the forefront of research and innovation for resilient water governance in the face of climate change in the European Union. This initiative champions an integrated approach to water governance, introducing the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus as a cross-sectoral strategy that prioritizes ecological and social considerations within the EU …

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MAESHA Project: Pioneering Sustainable Energy for Islands

Mayotte, a French overseas island region located in the northern Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean, is at the forefront of an innovative initiative paving the way towards a sustainable energy future: the MAESHA project. This endeavour marks a paradigm shift, revolutionising the island’s energy landscape through innovation, community engagement, and pioneering technologies.   The …

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GTI Observatory Report – Renewable Energy on Islands: A Vital, Cross-cutting Challenge

The GTI Observatory Report is a comprehensive work that looks at the main challenges faced by islands along their decarbonization path, analyzing sector by sector the problems with a focus on technology, policy, and finance. With the involvement of the Observatory members and partners, it identifies the most innovative and sustainable solutions and presents the …

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Greening the Islands launches partnership with Global Renewables Alliance at COP 28 for 100% renewable islands

Cooperation to kick-start with development of roadmaps for selected Small Island Developing States towards SIDS4 where GTI and UN DESA will host a joint event Dubai, 8 December – Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation launched at COP 28 a strategic collaboration with the Global Renewables Alliance to advance roadmaps for 100% renewable islands.   The …

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Greening the Islands unveils the Global Index Report for Gozo

GTI highlights untapped potential for Gozo to foster renewable energy and enhance the benefits of a circular economy Gozo has “huge potential” for its sustainable future, a new report by Greening the Islands (GTI) has found. The report was presented during a Greening the Islands Observatory meeting hosted by the Gozo Regional Development Authority (GRDA) …

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Greening The Islands Champions 100% Renewable Islands at COP28

Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation a pioneering organisation dedicated to advancing sustainability and self-sufficiency of islands worldwide, will be participating in COP28 in Dubai, advocating islands as models for complete renewable energy transitions.   At the landmark UN climate summit, GTI Foundation will unveil the preliminary outcomes of renewable energy strategies applied in Rodrigues (Mauritius) …

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GTI Observatory Report – Ships, Ports, Cars and Bikenomics: Sustainable Mobility on Islands

The GTI Observatory Report is a comprehensive work that looks at the main challenges faced by islands along their decarbonization path, analyzing sector by sector the problems with a focus on technology, policy, and finance. With the involvement of the Observatory members and partners, it identifies the most innovative and sustainable solutions and presents the …

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Wind from Above: Airborne Energy Solutions for Island Communities – A joint position paper with Airborne Wind Europe

Did you know that wind power at high altitudes can be harnessed through kites?   The Greening the Islands Observatory is glad to have recently welcomed a new member representing this ground-breaking technology which generates electricity from wind energy by using specifically designed kites: Airborne Wind Europe. Airborne Wind Europe is a European industry association …

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