The International Energy Agency is hosting a high-level workshop entitled “ETP-2020: Accelerating Clean Energy Technology Innovation” on Wednesday, 18 December 2019, in Paris, France, in order to inform its analysis for the 2020 edition of the Energy Technologies Perspectives (ETP).
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (“IPCEI”) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries.
Achieving ambitious climate goals requires not only political commitments but also significant funds and an effective financing
strategy. The European Commission estimates that reaching the EU climate and energy targets by 2030 will need annual
investments of approximately EUR 180 billion across the EU. Europeans support ambitious climate measures and a clean energy
transition which leaves no country and no citizen behind.
Clean Sky participated in the AIRCONTACT’19 event organised by the Aerospace Cluster Styria (ACstyria), which took place in Graz (Austria) on 3-4 December 2019. This event brought together more than 100 Austrian and German aviation stakeholders to discuss evolutions in the aviation sector and the revolution in the supply chain.
Substantial progress has been made in advancing carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) around the world, but current trends still fall well short of what would be needed to meet global sustainable energy goals.
The Hydrogen Council, a global initiative of CEOs representing energy, transport, and industry organisations advocating for the accelerated deployment of hydrogen solutions, and the European Investment Bank (EIB), one of the world’s largest providers of climate finance, today signed a landmark agreement to collaborate on the development of innovative schemes to finance hydrogen projects to address climate change.