‘No way around electrification,’ BMW says

By |november 8th, 2019|electrification, News|

Consumers are increasingly turning to electric vehicles – and they’re liking it, said BMW’s chief lobbyist in Europe, calling on policymakers to accelerate charging infrastructure deployment to support the roll-out of electric mobility on a mass scale.

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Europe needs to double electricity share to meet climate goals – EU official

By |november 8th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, Electricity, electrification, eurelectric, European Green Deal, net zero, News, sector coupling|

The European Green Deal to be unveiled in early 2020 will pursue a strategy of increasing the share of electricity in the EU’s energy mix, the new head of the European Commission’s energy department told a conference in Brussels Wednesday (6 November).

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Higher shares of renewables for higher levels of electrification

By |julij 10th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, electric cars, electrification, Energy Roadmap 2050, News, Renewable Energy|

A deep decarbonisation of the European economy is doable, but it will rely heavily on an increased uptake of electricity – even if the challenges are very different across the individual use sectors, writes Kristian Ruby.

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Grid operators boss: ‘Time for energy utilities to re-invent their model’

By |december 11th, 2017|Electricity Market Directive, electrification, ENTSOE, Laurent Schmitt, News, power grids, power transmision, Single Electricity Market|

Digital technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence bring “total revolution” in the electricity industry, allowing energy communities to proliferate, says Laurent Schmitt. Utilities should not resist the change but embrace it to become “community enablers”, he told EURACTIV in an interview.

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‘Near total’ renewable energy system within reach: Lord Adair Turner

By |november 29th, 2017|batteries, clean energy package, Electricity Market Directive, electrification, News, Paris Agreement, Renewable Energy Directive|

Prices of green electricity and batteries have fallen so sharply that even projections for an 85-90% renewables energy system in 2035 now look “ludicrously conservative”, Lord Adair Turner said while on a visit to Brussels.

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EU power utility boss: ‘Coal is finished, the hard question now is gas’

By |oktober 4th, 2017|batteries, coal, coal phase-out, demand response, distributed generation, electric vehicles, electrification, Gas, natural gas, News, P2P applications|

Apart from Poland, there are no plans to build new coal-fired power plants in Europe, says Francesco Starace. The hard question today is instead who will build a new gas power plant. “Many companies are not doing that either,” he told EURACTIV in an interview.

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Europe must show the way on climate action [Sponsored]

By |julij 12th, 2017|electric cars, Electricity, electrification, News, Paris Agreement, renewables|

Clouds are gathering on the international climate agenda. But Europe must continue with its efforts despite the fact that President Trump has decided to pull out of the Paris Agreement, writes Kristian Ruby.

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Vattenfall CEO: Decarbonising electricity can boost its use for transport, heating and cooling

By |april 20th, 2017|CO2, decarbonisation, Electricity, electrification, Energy efficiency, eurelectric, fossil fuels, News, transport decarbonisation, Vattenfall|

Europe should accelerate the decarbonisation of electricity in order to encourage its use for transportation and other sectors. The end game is a fossil free system where we could use a lot more green electricity, Vattenfall CEO Magnus Hall told EURACTIV.com.

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Electricity sector eyes boom with cars set to lead switch from fossil fuel to green power

By |april 20th, 2017|e-mobility, electric cars, electric vehicles, Electricity, electricity market, electrification, green energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

Europe will have to dramatically increase its electricity use if it is to stand any chance of achieving UN climate change mitigation goals agreed in Paris in 2015, the trade association Eurelectric argues in a report published on Wednesday (19 April).

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Electricity sector eyes boom with cars set to lead switch from fossil fuel to green power

By |april 20th, 2017|e-mobility, electric cars, electric vehicles, Electricity, electricity market, electrification, green energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, News|

Europe will have to dramatically increase its electricity use if it is to stand any chance of achieving UN climate change mitigation goals agreed in Paris in 2015, the trade association Eurelectric argues in a report published on Wednesday (19 April).

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