The importance of considering economic welfare, different ambition level, breaking down overall targets into corridor targets and looking at potentials – including least cost allocation and interconnectivity as key factors – were among the key arguments brought to the discussion.
Mission Innovation (MI) Champions Programme seeks to celebrate innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. This programme will recognize exceptional researchers and innovators who are developing novel ways of making energy cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable by using it more efficiently.
An ocean energy technology project that will harness tidal power has successfully produced electricity during towing tests.
A loan supported by the InnovFin-EU finance for innovators initiative under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and extended by the European Investment Bank (EIB) is enabling German firm Heliatek to boost production of an organic solar energy-generating film that can be used on office blocks.
At this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week, the flagship conference for the sustainable energy community across Europe, the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and FCH JU projects featured in more than half a dozen events. It’s clear that fuel cell and hydrogen technology is set to play a big part in Europe’s transition to a low carbon economy.
Under Argentinian presidency, this year’s theme of the ministerial is ‘Energy Transitions Towards Cleaner, More Flexible and Transparent Systems’. Delegates from G20 member and guest countries, as well as international organizations, discuss public policies to help promote the transition towards more flexible, more transparent and cleaner energy systems.
Environmental policy making is not an easy task. On the one hand, Europeans want to enjoy the benefits a well-functioning economy provides. On the other, there are significant environmental and health costs attached to our lifestyle choices. A systemic understanding of how nature, economy and human health are connected is essential for identifying the best policy options available. The European Environment Agency aims to support policy making by providing exactly this kind of knowledge.
The ClimateLaunchpad Global Grand Final brings two days of clean tech start-up pitches, provocative talks and dynamic master classes – all on entrepreneurship and fixing climate change. Plus a network opportunity with at least 600 like-minded people from across the globe, from start-ups to investors and from entrepreneurs to leading minds in the field.
Brussels – Solar panels could soon cover millions more rooftops in Europe, after the EU reached a deal on Wednesday to make it easier for households to play a part in the renewable energy transition, said Greenpeace.
The Gas Distributors for Sustainability brings together the five largest gas distribution system operators (DSOs) in France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Romania. The GD4S coalition is organizing the workshop “Clean mobility: Which contribution from natural and renewable gas?” in Brussels on the 20th of June.