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Amid rising oil and gas prices and dwindling resources, tiny islands off the coast of Europe are rethinking the future of energy.
A look at how the Orkney Islands north of Scotland have taken a different route to energy production, focusing on the town of Stromness, where for over a decade, the potential of wave and tidal power has been investigated.
A look at an ingenious energy solution on the Portuguese island of Madeira in the Atlantic, where the inhabitants are converting an irrigation system from the 15th century into a future-age energy storage facility.
How Samso in the Baltic became the energy paragon among Europe's islands. The 4,000 inhabitants decided to take the matter of energy supply into their own hands, using wind turbines and straw-fuelled thermal power stations.
Volcanic hydropower and geothermal energy meet nearly 100 percent of Iceland's electricity and heating demands, but the inhabitants aren't stopping there. Iceland intends to run all cars and its enormous fishing fleet on hydrogen.
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