Tag: Renewable Energy
The Malta Chamber of SMEs lamented that “draconian regulations” were stopping businesses from investing in renewable energy projects, urging the government to desist from playing tug-of-war in this sector.
Malta’s largest solar farm has been inaugurated on Wednesday morning, ready to provide enough energy to power 2,200 homes.
The energy sector should be considered at the forefront of an EU large-scale recovery programme to stimulate economic growth after the coronavirus pandemic and any associated economic crisis, Energy Minister Michael Farrugia said during an informal video conference involving his European counterparts.
The need of new and better grant schemes for the installation of PV panels, particularly through the use of EU funds, to encourage residents depend less on fossil fuel energy was raised during a meeting between the Renewable Energy Section (RES) of the Malta Developers Association (MDA) and Energy Minister Michael Farrugia.
An expert that contacted Newsbook.com.mt said that this is a “double whammy as diesel costs more and pollutes more”.
Partit Nazzjonalista leader Adrian Delia blasted the government for pumping in taxpayers' money into the hospitals' deal despite VGH and Steward Healthcare have failed to deliver
In 2018, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final energy consumption reached 18.0% in the European Union (EU), up from 17.5% in 2017 and more than double the share in 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are available. These figures were published by Eurostat.
A proposal to help local island authorities with tendering renewable energy projects by Maltese Labour MEP Alfred Sant, has reached the stage of trilogue...
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