Press Release: Energía, in conjunction with ICO and the EIB, launches energy efficiency credit line for hospitality, SMEs and large companies

The Spanish Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda, in conjunction with the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) and the European Investment Bank (EIB), has implemented a EUR 100m credit line for energy efficiency improvement projects in the hospitality sector and for small and medium-sized enterprises and large companies in the industrial and commercial sectors.

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Event: Central European Day of Energy (Brussels, 11 December 2017)

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Tallinn Digital Summit (29 September 2017) – Information from the Presidency

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Stakeholder: 5 Points on Copper, Carbon Pricing and EU Competitiveness

Dr Katia Lacasse of the European Copper Institute has defined five points concerning copper, carbon pricing and future competitiveness in the European Union ahead of tomorrow’s Eurometaux-led meeting that asks: how can we really enable Europe’s low-carbon transition?

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UPDATED – Merger Case: M.8623 Borealis / OTPP / SSE / Maple

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UPDATED – Comitology Committee: Written Consultation of the Programme Committee for the specific programme implementing Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) – Configuration ‘Secure, clean and efficient energy’

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Comitology Committee: Written Consultation of the Programme Committee for the specific programme implementing Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) – Configuration ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials’

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Commentary: Declining energy research budgets are a cause for concern

“Preliminary data for 2016 show that the total public RD&D budget of IEA member countries was $16.6 billion. While these funding levels are among the highest since 1974, accounting for inflation and relative purchasing power, this represents the fourth straight year of decline. Companies are also spending less than they were three years ago. This is cause for concern.”

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Press Release: Co-creating smart and sustainable cities in Europe: new flagship project announced

Across Europe, cities are accelerating their transformation towards cleaner, friendlier places able to respect and use resources more efficiently. IRIS – Integrated and Replicable solutions for co-creation in Sustainable cities – is proud to be identified at the forefront of this change and announce itself as the newest addition to the European Commission Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) lighthouse projects. At the heart of the project, IRIS is organised around five key challenges − energy positive districts, smart energy management and a smart e-mobility sector, a digital city innovation platform, plus citizen engagement and co-creation − with a mix of 16 targeted solutions supporting their delivery.

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OPP Meeting Summary: Environment Council – AOB item on coordination and coherence between the integrated national energy and climate plans for 2030 for the implementation of Paris Agreement (13 October 2017)

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Event: High-level conference on clean energy financing: Delivering the energy transition for jobs, growth and investment (Brussels, 7 November 2017)

Bringing together political leaders, policy makers, the investor community, energy market participants and other stakeholders, the conference will review and debate the Clean Energy Package and focus on specific areas of investment in the energy transition.

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Vice-President Katainen’s Speech at the Sustainability and Innovation Conference, Brussels – 12 October 2017

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State Aid Case: SA.48248 Contratti di sviluppo 2015-2020 – National aid scheme for regional, SME, RDI and environmental aid to large investments – Evaluation Plan

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Press Release: IEA kicks off training week on energy efficiency in Tbilisi, Georgia

TBILISI – The International Energy Agency kicked-off the IEA for EU4Energy Energy Efficiency Training Week in Tbilisi today bringing 150 participants from 11 countries across Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. Full article…

Press Release: EIB launches operations in Republic of Uzbekistan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Republic of Uzbekistan signed today in Washington a framework agreement establishing the legal basis for the EIB’s activities in Uzbekistan, including the provision of finance and technical assistance. The EU bank can now support public and private sector projects in the areas of infrastructure, energy and energy efficiency and assist SMEs in the country. The Republic of Uzbekistan is the fourth state in Central Asia to establish a partnership with the EIB. Similar agreements have been signed with Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, which have already resulted in more than EUR 700 million of financing. Full article…

Official Journal (C Series): Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Energy prices and costs in Europe’

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Official Journal (C Series): Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Implications of the digitalisation and robotisation of transport for EU policy-making’ (own-initiative opinion)

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Agenda: Working Party on Energy (19 October 2017)

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OPP Meeting Summary: EP ITRE Committee – Risk-preparedness in the Electricity Sector (12 October 2017)

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Official Journal (C Series): Opinions of the European Committee of the Regions

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Press Release: EU ENE.Field Project Demonstrates that Fuel Cell Micro-Cogeneration is ready to Contribute towards Europe’s Energy and Climate Objectives

Major European field trial, ene.field project, concludes that fuel cell micro-CHP deserves a place in the line-up of key energy solutions for the future energy system, as part of Final Dissemination Event on 11 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The event showcased ene.field findings and outlined next steps for the sector reaching mass commercialisation, based on the successful installation, operation and support of more than 1,000 fuel cells across 10 European countries. Full article…

Press Release: IEA executive director joins Canada’s Natural Resources Minister at Generation Energy forum

WINNIPEG – Dr Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, visited Canada to participate in the Generation Energy forum hosted by Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources. As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, the IEA is adding its support to Generation Energy, a society-wide debate on the pathways to an affordable, low-carbon energy future for Canada.  Full article…

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