5 days, 64 sessions, 2,540 on-site participants, 40 organisations hosting their own stands and 420 Energy Days taking place in 28 countries. The 13th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week has been a real success also thanks to the active participation of many EU-funded projects managed by EASME.
With current climate policies and efforts to increase clean power generation, the remaining use of fossil fuels in industry, transport and heating in buildings will cause enough CO2 emissions to push climate targets out of reach, according to a study co-authored and co-designed by the JRC.
The COMBI project, funded by Horizon 2020, wants to demonstrate the multiple benefits of energy efficiency measures, not only for energy and money savings but also for health, the environment and the whole economy.
Amundi Energy Transition (AET), the joint venture between Amundi (60%) and EDF (40%) announces that, after only one year of marketing*, it has raised more than EUR 500 million in equity capital from institutional investors to finance projects for energy transition among French regions and industries. The European Investment Bank for an amount of 50 million euros and Crédit Agricole Assurances are the leading investors.
On 29 June, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete takes part in the fifth Central and South-Eastern European Energy Connectivity (CESEC) Ministerial meeting, taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria. CESEC aims to strengthen energy solidarity and enable a safer and sustainable energy supply for citizens and businesses across the region in the field of gas, electricity, renewables and energy efficiency.
Come to VLEVA on Tuesday 3 July 2018 and get a clarifying look at sustainable finance by Julian McLachlan, Policy Officer for Green Finance and Green Investment at DG Environment of the European Commission.
The second joint meeting of Ministers responsible for energy, environment and climate policy took place on 22-24 June 2018, in Dürnstein (Wachau, Austria). The meeting put a focus on establishing 2030 targets for energy efficiency, renewables and greenhouse gas emissions reduction in the Energy Community. The meeting was opened by speeches from Josef Plank, General Secretary, Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism of Austria, and Laurence Tubiana, CEO of European Climate Foundation.