Threatening EU’s capacity mechanisms: Understanding unintended consequences for the Clean Energy package [Promoted content]

By |junij 26th, 2019|capacity mechanisms, clean energy package, News|

In contrast to energy companies and NGOs, governments have to balance their climate as well as environmental needs with the other two objectives of the “energy trilemma”, namely economic competitiveness and energy supply security.

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Sefcovic: We want to be carbon neutral

By |november 19th, 2018|clean energy package, COP24, Energy Union, internal energy market, IPCC, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Nord Stream-2|

With its Clean Energy package, the European Commission wants to combat climate change, further develop the internal market for electricity and promote a carbon neutral future with a concept. EURACTIV Germany spoke to Maroš Šefčovič.

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Parliament rubber-stamps Europe’s 2030 clean energy laws

By |november 14th, 2018|clean energy package, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, energy and environment, Energy efficiency, ETS, European Parliament, News, renewables, winter package|

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday (13 November) a set of three clean energy laws for 2030, including binding targets for renewable energies, an indicative objective on energy savings and a separate text on the governance of the Energy Union.

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Spain targets 100% renewable power by 2050

By |november 13th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, clean energy package, coal power, News, solar power, Spain, wind power|

Spain’s government has published a new climate plan that targets a 100% renewable energy electricity system by 2050, with goals that outstrip those adopted by the EU and a ban on new gas and oil exploration.

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Think-tank: Artificially low electricity prices ‘not good for EDF’ nor consumers

By |november 12th, 2018|clean energy package, energy poverty, energy price, energy prices, EU energy package 2030, EU Energy Poverty Observatory, News, Regulated energy tariffs|

Artificially low energy prices in France are one of the reasons why former state monopoly EDF loses money, says Thomas Pellerin-Carlin. Moreover, regulated prices are useless to protect vulnerable consumers from energy poverty and “almost never leads to low energy bills,” he argues.

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Business lobby prepares pushback against EU climate goals update

By |september 19th, 2018|2030 climate and energy targets, clean energy package, EU energy package 2030, News|

A leaked internal memo, obtained by EURACTIV, gives a rare glimpse into the communication strategy of Europe's main business lobby group ahead of the COP24 conference later this year, showing how it plans to “oppose” any increase in the EU's climate ambition for 2030.

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Finalising the Clean Energy Package: priorities for the Austrian Presidency [Promoted content]

By |september 18th, 2018|clean energy package, News, Paris Agreement|

Member states, the European Parliament and the European Commission have made remarkable progress on the Clean Energy Package to date – which Orgalime, representing the European technology industries, warmly welcomes, writes Malte Lohan.

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France and Europe: Time to end complacency on climate leadership

By |september 10th, 2018|clean energy package, Energy Efficiency First, François de Rugy, News, Nicolas Hulot|

As France changes environment minister, we must collectively admit that a very poor job has been done with Europe's Clean Energy Package, writes Yamina Saheb.

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14 European countries call for stronger EU climate action

By |junij 26th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, clean energy package, Energy Roadmap 2050, EU energy package 2030, News|

A group of European countries known as the “Green Growth Group” have called on the European Commission to update the EU’s pledge at the United Nation’s next annual climate meeting in December this year, and chart a pathway consistent with a 1.5°C global warming scenario by 2050.

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EU strikes early morning deal on energy governance bill

By |junij 20th, 2018|2030 climate and energy targets, clean energy package, Energy Union governance, News|

Negotiators from the European Commission, Parliament, and Council struck a deal on the energy union governance regulation after an all-night session where they agreed to “consider” a net-zero carbon emission goal by 2050, with a carbon budget.

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