Three students from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Ramon Llull University have managed to recharge a cell phone by harnessing the electricity of photosynthesis. The system is capable of generating 3-40 watts per square meter from some plant panels which are not harmful to the plants, their idea being to eventually cover a single family home’s ongoing needs.

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An article was published in the Autonomous Community of Madrid Energy Foundation Energy Newsletter Issue 18 on the Energy Rehabilitation of the Madrid Zoo Aquarium carried out by Ge2.

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Ge2 has signed a working agreement with the University-Business Foundation of the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry so that the students in the Environmental Management Master’s Program, specializing in Water Management at the CEU Cardenal Herrera University will be able to carry out their final project in the master’s program in an innovative way known as e-Start.

The Royal Decree transposing the European Directive on Energy Efficiency 2012/27/EU, the Spanish companies employing more than 250 workers or having a turnover of more than 50 million euros and an overall balance of more than 43 million euros, must take action.

According to that which is set forth under the standards, these companies will have until November 14th to conduct an energy audit or have implemented an energy or environmental management system certified by an independent organization in accordance with the European or international standards.

Ge2, the Revenga Group company specialized in the study and implementation of cutting-edge renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies took part in the twenty-eighth edition of the Iberian Zoo and Aquarium Association Congress which was held at the Donostia Aquarium on February 25-26, 2016.

Spain’s Climate Change Office operating under the Sub-directorate General for Climate Change Action Coordination of the Spanish Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Affairs has resolved in favor of Ge2’s request for registration in the Carbon Footprint, Compensation and Carbon Dioxide Absorption Project Registry.