CEPS Energy Climate House invites you to the Low Carbon Economy Forum 2018 on Steps towards the EU Low-Carbon Economy: Industrial challenges, actions & requirements.
Update: revised minutes of the meeting are available.
Digitisation and its impact on jobs and skills, as well as measures to develop the European data economy are on the agenda. The meeting of the EEA Council will also be preceded by an informal political dialogue with the EEA EFTA States. The meeting will be chaired by Mr Sven Mikser, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Estonia. Discussions will focus on the implications for the EEA Agreement of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the Eastern Partnership.
The EEA Council discussed the overall functioning of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA Agreement) and held an orientation debate on the Review of the European Supervisory Authorities.
The International Energy Agency’s new and most comprehensive analysis of the clean-energy transition finds that only 4 out of 38 energy technologies and sectors were on track to meet long-term climate, energy access and air pollution goals in 2017.
The session “Governance of the Energy Union – how can cities contribute to the National Energy & Climate Plans?” has been organised in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission. The panel – stakeholders from cities, EU member states, and European Parliament – will discuss on how individual cities and city networks can contribute to the goals of the Energy Union, as well as sharing thoughts and ideas regarding the planning process.
Steel, sustainability and low-carbon innovation.
14 SME Instrument top innovation leaders from 10 different countries showcased their market-creating innovations under the first ever European Pavilion organised by the EIC pilot- SME Instrument of the European Commission at African Utility Week 2018 on 15-17 May in Cape Town.
The JRC has provided essential scientific support to the design of many of the initiatives of the 3rd mobility package. In particular, evidence provided by the JRC – on present Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDV) emissions and technologies, the impact of policy options for HDV, and the requirements and impacts of connected and automated mobility – formed the basis of the final package.
Aviation is one of the most environmentally harmful forms of transportation, accounting for 3% of all EU greenhouse gas emissions. But new aircraft designs inspired by the work of an early 20th-century aviation engineer and natural substances such as honeycomb and grass could help to cut the environmental footprint of flying.