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New budget for 2017 to stimulate purchase of electric vehicles in Andorra has been presented today

Minister of Territorial Administration of Andorra Jordi Torres and Minister of the Environment and Agriculture Silvia Calvó presented a joint plan to stimulate purchase of electric vehicles in 2017. Budget for 2017 – 850,000 euros. The project was launched in 2016: 151 electric vehicle were bought. Today Andorra takes the 3d place in the world …

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The innovative project of exercise bike that can produce electricity has won in the contest of innovative ideas of ACTUA

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The innovative project of exercise bike that can produce electricity has won in the contest of innovative ideas of ACTUA (Economic Development Agency of the Government of Andorra created in order to attract foreign investments). The project’s author – Jordi Fernández – got the main prize: iPad Pro tablet.

33 projects participated in …

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MIT launches a pilot experiment for the study of the interaction between human behavior and energy consumption

A pilot experiment under the operation of the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) and the ministry of Education of Andorra for the study of the interaction between human behavior and energy consumption started in one of Andorran schools.

This is the first experiment that MIT initiated outside of the test center of its laboratories. The project is …

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The Andorran government will carry out an inspection on some government offices to investigate their structural safety

The Andorran government will carry out an inspection on some government offices to investigate their structural safety. Focusing on the impact on human health, they will look at the problems of the use of asbestos. In Andorra the use of this toxic material in the construction has been prohibited for the last 20 years. However, …

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Dr.Web Anti-virus Service comes to Andorra

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web announced that its Anti-virus service was now available to users living in Canillo, one of the parishes of the Principality of Andorra. Now the cutting-edge technologies of Dr.Web—one of the first and most established anti-viruses in the world—will be protecting users here against the latest information threats, reports the company. …

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Andorra is the second in the world after Norway for using electric cars, relatively to the total share of all vehicles on the market

Andorra – is the second in the world after Norway for using electric cars, relatively to the total share of all vehicles on the market, said the minister of transport of Andorra Jordi Alcobé at the opening ceremony of the first charge station in Andorra la Vella.

The charging station is located at the intersection of Prada Casadet and …

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The government of Andorra approved the agreement between Andorra Telecom with the Department for civil protection and emergency situations

The government of Andorra approved on 25th May the direct cooperation agreement between Andorra Telecom with two structures of the government – the Department for prevention of fires and the Department for civil protection and emergency situations. This was stated today at a press conference by finance minister of Andorra Jordi Cinca. The main subject of …

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