Question for written answer to the Commission (Rule 138) by Liesje Schreinemacher on “Review of public procurement directive”.
In 2019, European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe combined to offer an end-to-end European energy experience for the whole energy supply chain, from power generation through to end-use, under one roof.
The event is a business, innovation, networking and information platform and is seen by the industry as their terrain. They use the event as their annual meeting place to thrash out strategies and do business to help drive efficiencies in meeting their sustainable development goals.
The Summit and Hub Sessions unpack a narrative that energy professionals operating in an increasingly interconnected energy value network need to understand, in order to fully appreciate the implications of the convergence and sector couplings, rapidly connecting the worlds of electricity, gas, heat, cooling and transportation.
Thursday, 16 January, 2020 – FEAD greatly welcomes the resolution of the European Parliament on the European Green Deal. FEAD fully supports the ambitious industrial framework expected by March 2020, highlighting the need for a robust industrial and economic vision, based on strong markets, to make the circular economy possible. FEAD particularly stresses that the key to a successful Green Deal and the shift towards a sustainable economic system is to strengthen the demand for recycled materials.
Update: A joint motion for a resolution by Renew Europe, S&D, Greens/EFA and EPP with its amendments (1-173) was made available.
Includes a proposal for a regulation establishing the Just Transition Fund (with 3 annexes), a Communication from the Commission on the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan and the European Green Deal Investment Plan,
The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. This requires significant investment from both the EU and the national public sector, as well as the private sector. The European Green Deal’s Investment Plan – the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan – presented today will mobilise public investment and help to unlock private funds through EU financial instruments, notably InvestEU, which would lead to at least €1 trillion of investments.
In its conclusions today, the Council reaffirms that the EU and its member states will lead and step up efforts to halt biodiversity loss and restore ecosystems.
Nordic cities and municipalities are joining forces to challenge together the market to get innovative green solutions. The group includes Oslo, Bergen, Kristiansand, Trondheim, Turku, Göteborg, Kaarina, Gladsaxe and Orebro. Together they will initiate a market dialogue (on 26 March 2020 and 23 April 2020) to find solutions for emission-free delivery of goods and services. Register online to get updates on the market dialogue and the upcoming procurements.
Includes the report by the Commission: Masterplan for a Competitive Transformation of EU Energy-intensive Industries Enabling a Climate-neutral, Circular Economy by 2050.
Today, the Commission publishes recommendations by a group of experts on how to transform the EU’s energy-intensive industries so they help reach EU-wide objectives for a circular and climate-neutral economy by 2050. These objectives were put forward in the Commission’s A Clean Planet for All strategy in November 2018.