Climate change: Changing weather patterns confirm its arrival

Written by Wattcrop.

As the seasons shift and weather patterns become increasingly unpredictable, the undeniable truth of climate change becomes more apparent. The Earth’s climate has always been dynamic, with natural variations occurring over centuries. However, the rapid and extreme changes we are witnessing today cannot be solely attributed to natural causes. The evidence is mounting, and it is clear that climate change is knocking at our door, demanding urgent attention and action.

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Unleashing the potential of renewables in the industry

Written by Wattcrop.

Renewable energy sources have witnessed a remarkable growth trajectory in recent years, redefining the global energy landscape and offering a promising solution to the climate crisis. As industries strive to decarbonize and enhance their sustainability, the integration of renewables has become a vital strategy. However, the true transformative power of renewables lies in their seamless amalgamation with smart technologies, unlocking unprecedented opportunities for the industry. This article explores the convergence of renewables and intelligent systems, highlighting the potential benefits and innovative applications that can revolutionize various industrial sectors.

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Corporate social responsibility and renewable energy. What businesses need to know.

Written by Giannis Taousanidis, an electrical engineer at Wattcrop.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a buzzword in the business world recently. As consumers become more aware of the impact of business on the environment, they expect companies to take responsibility for their actions and make efforts to reduce their carbon footprint. One way for companies to meet these expectations is by investing in renewable energy.

Investing in renewables

Since renewables are sustainable and do not produce harmful emissions that contribute to climate change, companies can reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to the fight against climate change, by investing in renewable energy.

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From sun to socket: The Rise of Solar Energy

Written by Riki Argyropoulou, a junior surveyor at Wattcrop.

The world is experiencing a rapid shift towards renewable energy sources due to the increasing demand for energy and the need to address the climate change crisis. Among these sources, solar energy is one of the most promising and rapidly growing forms of renewable energy. In this article, we will discuss the rise of solar energy and its potential to revolutionize the world’s energy systems.

Solar energy is harnessed from the sun using solar panels, which capture sunlight and convert it into electricity. The energy generated by solar panels is known as solar power and can be used for various purposes, including powering homes, businesses, and even entire cities. The use of solar energy has gained popularity over the years due to its numerous benefits, including its environmental friendliness, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness.

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The contribution of education to renewable energy

Written by Aggeliki Marinou, environmental engineer at Wattcrop.

The world is currently facing a number of pressing challenges, including climate change, environmental degradation, and the depletion of natural resources. Renewable energy is widely seen as a key part of the solution to these problems, and education has a crucial role to play in enabling the transition to a more sustainable energy future.

The contributions of education to renewable energy

One of the most important contributions of education to renewable energy is in the area of research and development. As more and more people become aware of the need for renewable energy, there is a growing demand for new and innovative solutions to the challenges of generating and storing clean energy. This has led to a surge in research and development in the field of renewable energy, and education plays a key role in producing the scientists and engineers who are driving this research forward.

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Why is renewable energy more cost-effective than fossil fuels?

Written by Wattcrop team.

Renewable energy has become increasingly popular over the past few years, and for good reason. Not only is it more sustainable for the environment, but it’s also cheaper than fossil fuels. In this article, we’ll explore why renewable energy is cheaper than fossil fuels.

Low operational costs

Renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and hydro are low-cost to operate because they do not require fuel. Fossil fuel power plants, on the other hand, require fuel such as coal, oil, and natural gas, which can be expensive to extract, transport, and store. The cost of fuel can also fluctuate, which can make it difficult to predict operating costs. Renewable energy sources, on the other hand, have no fuel costs, making them more predictable and less volatile.

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Exploring Energy Challenges, Rising Costs, and the Future of District Heating

FM: True Story Radio 102,8
Producer: Antonis Pougaridis

Cleantech Geek

As Managing Partner of Wattcrop (hhtps:// I had the pleasure of giving one more full interview on the radio show of Antonis Pougardis on True Story Radio, the only informative radio station in Western Macedonia. We talked extensively abou energy issues with extensive reference to rising costs and district heating.

This YouTube channel has been created out of the need to understand the drivers behind the Energy Transition and the necessity to move towards a sustainable economy. Entrepreneurs, innovation and startups will be at the forefront being the early adopters, the pioneers, the disruptors… Join us on this Journey!

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The Future of Transportation: Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy

Written by Riki Argyropoulou, junior surveyor engineer at Wattcrop

The world is becoming increasingly conscious of the impact of climate change and the role of human activities in exacerbating it. As a result, there is a growing interest in finding sustainable solutions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the effects of global warming. The transportation sector alone accounts for approximately 23% of global carbon dioxide emissions, with road transport being the largest source. With the increasing demand for mobility, it is crucial to find sustainable alternatives that can reduce emissions and prevent further damage to our planet. Electric vehicles and renewable energy are two such alternatives that offer a promising solution.

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How to boost returns from your Solar PV Assets

Conference: LARGE SCALE SOLAR SE 2023 | 4-5 JUL 23 | ATHENS
Organisers: SOLAR MEDIA –

Cleantech Geek

As Managing Partner of Wattcrop ( I had the pleasure of moderating a panel of two experts from companies representing different aspects within the renewable energy market. The key discussion topic evolved around strategies on how to boost returns from your Solar PV assets. The discussion focused on three main issues.

A. Effective, and pre-emptive, O&M strategies that are vital in maintaining high revenue from your assets

B. Applied strategies you can use to increase capacity, and thus returns

C. Active Management and Site Montioring technologies you should use.

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COP 28: The necessity of the energy transition!

Written by Wattcrop.

On 30 November, the 28th UN Climate Change Conference, COP 28, started in Dubai. This promising conference will conclude on 12 December, after two weeks of negotiations.

At this critical juncture in the impact of the climate crisis, we all expect tangible commitments from political leaders. COP 28 should be the vehicle for changing the perception of the urgency to adopt measures and actions to address the climate crisis. Accelerating the energy transition from fossil fuels to more environmentally friendly forms of energy is not just a potential solution to the problem but the only one that can slow down and reduce the devastating effects of violent climate change, which is becoming more and more noticeable year by year.

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