EU marine governance must evolve to meet the goals and objectives established in the European Green Deal. A shift is needed from the current largely fragmented nature of marine governance toward a more cross-cutting and agile arrangement, one that is in sync with wider developments taking place at sea, at shores and on land. PERMAGOV, a recently launched Horizon Europe project, sets out to achieve that by piloting a novel multi-level governance approach for various regional seas and national waters around Europe, targeting four areas of key importance to sustainable development: maritime transport, marine energy, marine life, and marine litter.
The Danish-developed Sun Generator will increase the energy supply in Mali through cooperation between the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, the sister organization Mali Folkecenter and the Danish company Energivagt.
Jane Kruse, Director of the Nordic Folkecenter, has been nominated as a candidate for the Roger Léron Adward 2022. Roger Léron was one of the founders and head of the organization FEDARENE in Brussels.
The agreeing parties have decided to set aside financial means for Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy to support the center’s work in conveying knowledge on renewable energy both nationally and internationally, and to support the development tasks in collaboration with small and medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Emil Ekvardt from Great.com interviewed the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.
The Greenlandic government has adopted a national policy objective of converting the country’s energy supply to renewable energy as far as possible. Expansion and investment in Renewable Energy must take place in both the smaller and larger cities.
Together with 4 other partners, Nordisk Folkecenter has applied for, and been granted, a project with the title: “Operating technician in renewable energy under Arctic conditions, Ingerlatsinermut issittumi piujuaannartumik nukissiuteqarnermut teknikeri”.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Preben Maegaard, 85 years old, is dead. Preben died quietly in his sleep after a long illness.
Preben Maegaard lived at the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, a central place in the heart of his extensive life’s work, where he gathered enthusiasts who, like him, agreed that it was not enough just to be against nuclear power – one had to create an alternative.
Nordic Folkecenter is about to host a new workshop which will focus on sustainability applied to buildings. The title of the workshop is “Build your own Tiny House with Sustainable Materials” and it will take place between August 24 and August 28 (from 08:00 to 21:00).
Nordic Folkecenter’s testfield for small wind turbines has now two new prototypes, which have been installed on July 5 and July 11. The two wind turbines have a swept area of 80 m2 and 200 m2 respectively and they will be in the test field for a period of 6 months.