Green Tech is the application of one or more of environmental science, green chemistry, environmental monitoring and electronic devices to monitor, model and conserve the natural environment and resources, and to curb the negative impacts of human involvement.
The term is also used to describe sustainable energy generation technologies such as photovoltaics, wind turbines, bioreactors, etc. Sustainable development is at the core of environmental technologies.
- bionergy installations increased by 3.3% in 2016
- Italy is one of the most eco-efficient producers in Europe, producing 101 tons of CO2 for every million euros produced vs. 143 tons for Germany and 113 tons for the UK
- 2nd producer of solar energy in Europe
- 4th producer of hydroelectric energy in Europe