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#SibiuSummit: 210 Mayors across Europe call for halving emissions by 2030 going to zero by 2050

#SibiuSummit: 210 Mayors across Europe call for halving emissions by 2030 going to zero by 2050

In an unprecedented and highly ambitious initiative 210 cities representing over 62 million citizens responded thanks to a coordinated appeal with the networks Energy Cities, C40, Eurocities, Fedarene, CEMR, ICLEI and Climate Alliance. In a joint letter to EU leaders gathering in Sibiu, Romania, the mayors are calling for far greater ambition in cutting carbon […]

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The #EnergyUnion – From vision to reality

The #EnergyUnion – From vision to reality

| April 12, 2019

The fourth report on the State of the Energy Union shows that the European Commission has fully delivered on its vision of an Energy Union strategy guaranteeing accessible, affordable, secure, competitive and sustainable energy for all Europeans. Europe is already a global leader in fighting climate change. European policies implemented over the last five years […]

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New #EuropeanEnergyMarket – Paths towards compromise

New #EuropeanEnergyMarket – Paths towards compromise

| April 9, 2019

The European Parliament approved the legislative package aimed at providing the EU citizens with an access to clean energy (Clean Energy for All) and shaping the energy sector development in EU states towards further increase in share of renewables and cross-border ties strengthening, writes Colin Stevens. “The approval of the new electricity market design brings […]

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#FORATOM highlights need for investment in all low-carbon technologies to meet climate challenges

#FORATOM highlights need for investment in all low-carbon technologies to meet climate challenges

| April 3, 2019

The world is facing a major challenge – in order to prevent irreversible climate change, global warming needs to be kept below 1.5 degrees.  For Europe, this means a full decarbonization of its economy.  And this, in turn, requires adequate financing and investment in ALL low-carbon technologies.  The EIB Energy Lending Policy consultation came to […]

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Market opportunities emerge as Central and Eastern Europe race to catch up with #EUEnergyTransition, finds new report

Market opportunities emerge as Central and Eastern Europe race to catch up with #EUEnergyTransition, finds new report

| March 29, 2019

The necessary transition towards low-carbon energy in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) opens up new investment opportunities in energy-saving design and technology in the region, a new report has found. As the European Union develops its long-term strategy for achieving a low-carbon economy, a study by the Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) highlights the business […]

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No-deal #Brexit wouldn’t disrupt gas or power flows from Europe says UK National Grid

No-deal #Brexit wouldn’t disrupt gas or power flows from Europe says UK National Grid

| March 28, 2019

National Grid, which runs Britain’s energy systems, said on Tuesday (26 March) that electricity and gas flows from continental Europe would continue as normal even under a no-deal Brexit as it has made preparations for all scenarios, writes Susanna Twidale. “We anticipate no additional operability challenges for this summer as a result of the UK’s planned exit […]

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Parliament makes #EUElectricityMarket cleaner and more consumer-friendly

Parliament makes #EUElectricityMarket cleaner and more consumer-friendly

| March 27, 2019

New rules to create a Europe-wide market for electricity that is cleaner, more competitive and better able to cope with risks, were approved by Parliament on Tuesday (26 March) MEPs adopted four new laws on the EU electricity market, agreed informally with EU ministers in late 2018, and hereby conclude the Clean Energy for All Europeans […]

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