Decarbonisation of LNG – Expanding the pathway for clean energy sources in Europe?

By |maj 14th, 2020|decarbonisation, Green hydrogen, hydrogen, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), LNG, News|

The EU LNG import terminals currently import LNG that consists of methane of fossil origin. LNG produces lower CO2 emissions than most fossil fuels and has a low level of methane leakages in the long term. However, they need to...

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Expert: Commission should expose weaknesses in national transport decarbonisation plans

By |november 21st, 2019|decarbonisation, Farm Europe, News, Renewable Energy Directive, transport decarbonisation|

The European Commission should ask member states to provide cost assessments of carbon abatement in their transport decarbonisation plans, but also to compare "alternative paths to decarbonisation" and look beyond Europe for inspiration, an internation...

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Study: No EU country has calculated transport decarbonisation costs

By |november 20th, 2019|decarbonisation, News, Renewable Energy Directive, transport decarbonisation|

The EU risks missing its target to decarbonise transport by 2030, as in the current draft plans of member states, there is no cost-effectiveness calculation of the different proposed measures, a study has found.

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EU climate official: Innovation fund will help decarbonise metals production

By |september 20th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, aluminium, decarbonisation, European Aluminium, Innovation, Metals, News|

The production of non-ferrous metals such as aluminium is very energy-intensive, but new technologies are being developed to decarbonise the process and the European Commission is ready to finance them, says Mauro Petriccione.

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Aluminium sector illustrates close link between trade and climate policy

By |september 18th, 2019|aluminium, Climate Change, decarbonisation, European Aluminium, News|

New production methods and uses are making aluminium a material of choice for European policymakers looking to decarbonise the economy. But a flood of cheap carbon-intensive aluminium from China could complicate these efforts.

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European values and the drive for climate neutrality [Promoted content]

By |julij 4th, 2019|decarbonisation, just energy transition, News, Renewable Energy|

On July 10th in Brussels, the Polish Electricity Association will host the second edition of ‘Summer Day’. The 2019 theme will be "Baltic Offshore: Regional answer to the EU energy transition."

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Greece vows €35 billion investment for energy transition

By |februar 4th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, decarbonisation, Greece, News|

The Greek ministry of energy has finally submitted a new national energy and climate plan to the European Commission. It aims to reduce dependence on lignite power and increase the use of renewable energy. EURACTIV Greece reports.

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Greece’s energy future on the line

By |november 19th, 2018|2030 climate and energy targets, coal phase-out, coal power, decarbonisation, lignite, News, PPC|

Lignite has been the driving force of the Greek economy for the last six decades and the government intends to keep it that way, even though this most polluting of fuels is now becoming uncompetitive, writes Nikos Mantzaris.

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Brussels remains guarded over ‘capacity mechanisms’ for power plants

By |julij 5th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, decarbonisation, Energy Union, News, renewables|

The European Commission is trying to limit the development of so-called capacity mechanisms, which some member states have put in place as a way of ensuring electricity supply in situations of peak demand. EURACTIV France reports.

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The EU needs to walk the talk on the Paris Climate Agreement

By |junij 19th, 2018|COP24, decarbonisation, Energy Union governance, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

With its objective of reaching greenhouse gas (GHG) neutrality in the second half of this century, the Paris Agreement has been hailed as the most ambitious climate accord to date. But it is only as ambitious and effective as the policies that countrie...

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