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The largest in the world Odeillo solar furnace is capable to produce a temperature of more than 3000 degrees Celsius per seconds

The largest in the world Odeillo solar furnace is capable to produce a temperature of more than 3000 degrees Celsius per seconds.

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Environmental problems (global warming, Kyoto protocol), as well as rising oil prices, led scientists of the National Center for Scientific Research of France (CNRS) to reflect on the transformation of solar energy into …

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Marc Pons became a new director of the government investment fund ActuaTech

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Marc Pons became a new director of the government investment fund ActuaTech. This decision was taken by the board of directors of the fund, which includes representatives of the Andorran government, Andorra Telecom, the energy company of Andorra (Forces Elèctriques d’Andorra) and the University of Andorra.

Mark Pons is a telecommunications engineer, …

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The association agreement with the EU gives impetus to the researches and scientific work in the principality, considers Eric Jover

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Minister of Education of Andorra Eric Jover took part in the third seminar of Andorran scientists, which was held at the Lauredià Center of Culture. The aim of the seminar is to organize a platform for the exchange of knowledge and the development of international scientific cooperation of Andorra.

In his speech, the …

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Andorran Governmental grants for scientific researches in 2017-2018 academic year will exceed 1.5 million euros

The grants of the Andorra government for researches in 2017-2018 academic year will exceed 1.5 million euros. The corresponding decision has been made today at a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Principality.

Grants can be get by the students of all levels (higher education, bachelor’s and master’s).

Applications for grants will be open from …

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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 Andorran government allocates a grant in the amount 152.949 euros on a research on the possibility of cultivation of blueberry

The Council of Ministers of Andorra approved on Wednesday the proposal of the Minister of the environment and agriculture Sílvia Calvó on the grant to the Association of farmers and herdsmen of the Principality (l Associació de Pagesos i Ramaders del Principat d’andorra (APRA) for a study on the possibility of cultivation of blueberry in …

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Fitch Ratings has affirmed Andorra’s Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘BBB’, the Outlook is Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Andorra’s Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘BBB’, the Outlook is Stable. Fitch has also affirmed the Short-term foreign currency IDR at ‘F2’ and Country Ceiling at ‘A-‘.

According to Fitch statement Andorra’s ‘BBB’ IDR reflects the following key rating drivers:

Andorra is a small wealthy and politically stable economy. Its ratings …

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Rating Agency Standard&Poor’s has published an updated report on the state of the economy of Andorra, keeping its rating at BB-/A-3 (negative)

Rating Agency Standard&Poor’s has published an updated report on the state of the economy of Andorra, keeping its rating at BB-/A-3 (negative). In the report the Agency, in particular, indicates that there are no signs of destabilization of the financial sector due to last year’s scandal with one of the banks caught by the U.S. …

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