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#EnergyEfficiency first: Commission adopts three Recommendations to help member states put the clean energy transition into practice

#EnergyEfficiency first: Commission adopts three Recommendations to help member states put the clean energy transition into practice

| September 27, 2019

Putting energy efficiency first is a key objective of the Energy Union. Energy savings are an efficient way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and thereby contribute to the EU’s action against climate change. They also help Europeans to save money on their energy bills. The European Commission today adopted three recommendations to help member states […]

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Waste-to-energy is at home in #CircularEconomy – #CEWEP Presents #SustainabilityRoadMap2035

Waste-to-energy is at home in #CircularEconomy – #CEWEP Presents #SustainabilityRoadMap2035

| September 26, 2019

On 24 September, CEWEP, representing the operators of European Waste-to-Energy plants launched the first ever Waste-to-Energy Sustainability Road Map. The new document, presented in front of more than 100 European policymakers, stakeholders and industry representatives in Brussels details the sector’s vision to 2035 showing how the Waste-to-Energy sector provides essential services to the society. “We […]

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Electricity heading the race for #CarbonNeutrality

Electricity heading the race for #CarbonNeutrality

| September 20, 2019

Power sector decarbonization is gaining pace in the EU. Updated key indicators show that political action and financing is needed to ensure additional investments and electrification of other sectors. Europe’s deep decarbonization ambitions have set in motion a complete transformation of the way we generate and consume electricity. Carbon neutral sources are quickly becoming the norm for power […]

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#FORATOM – 93 European associations call on EU to give top priority to research and innovation

#FORATOM – 93 European associations call on EU to give top priority to research and innovation

| September 20, 2019

93 European associations, including FORATOM, have issued a joint statement urging EU institutions to create an ambitious Horizon Europe Programme and treat research and innovation (R&I) as a priority under the next Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027. To this end, the signatories call for the allocation of at least €120 billion to the Horizon Europe programme […]

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Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

| September 19, 2019

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Energy taxation rules are out of step with #EUEnergy and climate ambition, new report finds

Energy taxation rules are out of step with #EUEnergy and climate ambition, new report finds

| September 12, 2019

EU rules on energy taxation no longer deliver the same positive contribution as when they first came into force in 2003, according to a new report published by Commission services today (12 September). While the evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive (ETD) does not make any policy recommendations, it explores how more environmentally friendly policies could […]

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#FORATOM – EU needs to allocate more funds to nuclear research and innovation

#FORATOM – EU needs to allocate more funds to nuclear research and innovation

| September 4, 2019

Nuclear research and innovation (R&I) projects need to receive a higher level of financial support from the European Union (EU) in order to help the bloc meet its climate and energy goals, according to a new position paper issued by FORATOM. More EU funding should be allocated to those areas which provide the most added […]

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