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#CleanEnergy transition: New clearer energy efficiency labels to simplify, bring more choice and savings for EU consumers

#CleanEnergy transition: New clearer energy efficiency labels to simplify, bring more choice and savings for EU consumers

| March 14, 2019

To make energy labels more understandable for consumers and help them make better informed purchasing choices, the Commission adopted today new energy efficiency labels covering dishwashers, washing machines and washer-driers, refrigerators, lamps, electronic displays including televisions, and refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function.  “Energy efficiency first” is a central principle of the Energy Union strategy. It is […]

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Towards a climate-neutral Europe: EU invests more than €10bn in #InnovativeCleanTechnologies

Towards a climate-neutral Europe: EU invests more than €10bn in #InnovativeCleanTechnologies

| February 27, 2019

The Commission has announced an investment programme worth more than €10 billion for low-carbon technologies in several sectors to boost their global competitiveness. EU innovative climate action, as announced on 26 February, has a range of benefits for the health and prosperity of Europeans with an immediate, tangible impact on people’s lives – from the creation […]

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Europe leads global #CleanEnergy transition: Latest #Eurostat data confirm that the EU is on track to meet its 2020 Renewable energy target

Europe leads global #CleanEnergy transition: Latest #Eurostat data confirm that the EU is on track to meet its 2020 Renewable energy target

| February 14, 2019

When Jean-Claude Juncker became president of the European Commission he vowed to make the bloc a global leader in renewable energy. Achieving 20% of energy from renewable sources in 2020 is one of the headline targets of the Europe 2020 strategy. An increasing share of renewable energy is not only necessary to decarbonize our economy […]

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EU needs #NuclearEnergy to ensure a sustainable, low-carbon future

EU needs #NuclearEnergy to ensure a sustainable, low-carbon future

| February 8, 2019

Nuclear energy can help the European Union achieve a sustainable and low-carbon future while at the same time providing people with reliable and affordable electricity. In a dedicated position paper, FORATOM highlights nuclear energy’s three main advantages in this context: environmental sustainability, energy independence, and economic contribution. The role nuclear energy will play in Europe’s […]

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#EnergyUnion – Climate action and energy commissioner hosts fourth EU-Norway Conference

#EnergyUnion – Climate action and energy commissioner hosts fourth EU-Norway Conference

| February 5, 2019

The 4th EU-Norway Energy Conference takes place in Brussels on 5 February 2019. Under the theme ‘Working together for a successful energy transition’, it will be hosted by Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, and Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Minister Kjell Børge Freiberg. Discussions will focus on the efforts needed to modernize the power […]

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#EnergyUnion – EU invests further €800 million in priority energy infrastructure

#EnergyUnion – EU invests further €800 million in priority energy infrastructure

| January 25, 2019

Member states have voted on a Commission proposal to invest almost €800 million in key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits. The EU funding comes from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the European support programme for trans-European infrastructure. Priority is given to projects that increase competitiveness, enhance the EU’s security of energy supply through the […]

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#TSO achieves #Homologation of its flexible solar panels in #Dubai

#TSO achieves #Homologation of its flexible solar panels in #Dubai

| January 9, 2019

TSO, The South Oracle, arrived at the end of 2018 with good news: the homologation by DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) of its ultralight flexible solar panels. Therefore, it has become the first company offering a flexible panel within the Emirate of Dubai, where an ambitious project has been developed since last October.   […]

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