EU-funded research offers policymakers and regulators opportunities to incorporate more small renewable energy producers into national power grids, benefitting both consumers and the environment.
The European Commission has approved an investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy under the new LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action.
An EU-funded consortium has developed a next-generation insulation system using lightweight nano-cellular foam in combination with active moisture monitoring and control technology. The aim is to improve the thermal performance, longevity and sustainability of new and retrofitted buildings.
The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) conference will be held in Brussels from 5 to 7 June. The call for organising sessions and nominating candidates for the EUSEW Awards has been launched with a deadline on 23 February 2018.
Defining and assessing complex impact chains under different climate change scenarios, including macro-economic consequences, such as impact on growth and welfare, as well as non-market damage, constitute a prerequisite of policy-making.
The Forum will focus on the role that European industry can play in the clean energy transition. Sessions will cover renewables, batteries, and the construction industry. An exhibition will showcase the latest clean energy research projects and clean tech startups will present their innovative solutions. The event will take place as part of the second day of the European Industry Days.
Modernising the European road transport sector in an efficient, sustainable and socially fair way was at the heart of the discussion of two opinions adopted during the European Committee of the Region’s (CoR) plenary session on 1 February. The opinions are based on the European Commission’s initiative “Europe on the Move”, which aims to help the transport sector to stay competitive in a socially fair transition towards clean energy and digitalisation.
This 2 day workshop discusses the current state-of-the-art of thermal propagation testing. Leading experts will also brain-storm on the potential impact of preventing thermal propagation on the safety testing landscape.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) and the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) co-hosted an expert workshop on the potential for advanced CO2 enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) to decarbonize oil production. The workshop focused on the potential for using CO2-EOR for CO2 storage and increasing oil production, also known EOR+ or advanced CO2-EOR.