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A region transformed

Pomerania: from Solidarity to shared services

The northern Polish region of Pomerania, which lies on the Baltic coast, has a long and proud history of shipbuilding. However, boosted by EU funding, the area is undergoing a rapid modernisation, with its infrastructure transformed and its industries venturing into various hi-tech sectors.

China releases new guidelines for foreign investment

In a bid to encourage investment in areas such as high-end equipment manufacturing, green businesses and bioechnology, the Chinese  authorities have released an updated version of their foreign investment guidance catalogue.

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Do green technologies live up to the hype?

Green sells, and investment in green technologies can offer both environmental and economic gains. But as politicians and businesses appear enamoured of the concept of a green agenda, are expectations of the results realistic?

Lyon thinks big

Lyon's small but perfectly formed business environment

In sectors such as green technology and life sciences, Lyon holds a presence for investors that belies its small stature.

Greenhouse

Technology fuels growth of greenhouse agriculture

Technology is driving the growth of greenhouse-based agriculture, especially in hot countries where arable land and rainwater are sparse

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Nicaragua's new energy

Nicaragua's aggressive efforts to attract investment have been relatively successful, but as Spencer Andersonreports, the country must tackle its infrastructure shortfall, unemployment levels and provide cheaper and more stable energy supplies if it is to fulfil its potential

Vestas

Vestas battling winds of change

Vestas has been a major wind energy foreign investor in North America, Asia and Europe over the past decade. However, a recent spate of layoffs and difficult conditions in Europe foretell challenging times for the company

Kourtoff

View from the C-suite: Trillium Wind Power's John Kourtoff

Trillium's CEO tells Spencer Anderson how wind power will confound its critics and play a crucial role in meeting the world's energy needs, particularly now that the Asian behemoths are investing in its potential

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Company profile: E.ON sets itself ambitious renewable goal

In the process of shifting its portfolio into more carbon-neutral territory, energy giant E.ON has set itself some aggressive targets to reach by 2030

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Emerging markets drive green energy momentum

Two years after the global financial crisis, it is the emerging markets that are at the forefront of the global commitment to address future global energy needs through renewable sources. Wendy Atkins reports

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