Dr Fatih Birol, the International Energy Agency’s executive director, met with Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, to discuss areas of mutual interest and cooperation.
Pour atteindre les objectifs européens et économiques, les collectivités locales ont leur rôle à jouer en matière d’efficacité énergétique (rénovation urbaine, mobilité, énergie biomasse, etc.). Le projet RenoWatt évolue dans ce sens et s’ouvre à toute la Wallonie, avec le soutien du programme européen ELENA et de la Banque européenne d’investissement. Explications.
The Energy Union is one of the 10 political priorities of the current Commission; and comprises five closely interlinked dimensions, the fifth of which addresses research, innovation and competitiveness (RIC). Trends in patents are among the key performance indicators monitored annually to evaluate the contribution of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) to the objectives of the Energy Union in a quantifiable way, as part of the reporting on the State of the Energy Union.
The WB6 Electricity Initiative continued with a series of meetings organised by the Energy Community Secretariat on 24-26 September in Vienna. The WB6 stakeholders were joined by representatives of all neighbouring EU Member States – Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy and Romania, to discuss the way forward for day-ahead market coupling, cross-border balancing and coordinated capacity calculation. Entering the final stages of preparation, all three projects are expected to be transformed into concrete contractual and governance frameworks to be implemented by all stakeholders.