Renewable gases: Where do they stand in the EU’s 2050 energy roadmap?

By |november 8th, 2019|biogas, Energy Roadmap 2050, ENGIE, hydrogen, News|

Widely accepted as a “transition fuel” until 2030 to help wean Europe from coal, gas is also positioning itself as a clean fuel beyond that date. But meeting the EU’s 2050 climate goals will require a deep transformation of the sector, amid growing competition from solar and wind power.

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Study charts six scenarios for fossil-free energy by 2050

By |marec 15th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, Energy Roadmap 2050, hydrogen, net zero, News, Renewable gas|

Cutting energy use in buildings, ramping up renewable electricity and developing large-scale storage with hydrogen are clear options in bringing energy emissions down to zero by 2050, according to a new study published on Thursday (14 March).

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Cañete sees gas as ‘a bridge’ to reach EU’s clean energy goals

By |februar 11th, 2019|CCS, Energy Roadmap 2050, Miguel Arias Cañete, natural gas, News, Renewable gas|

Natural gas will remain “an important component” of the EU’s energy mix for decades to come, but its role will evolve by the mid-century to become a “complement” to wind and solar power, the EU’s energy chief has said in comments that has ruffled feathers in the industry.

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How to ramp up energy efficiency investment for Europe’s net-zero emissions future

By |januar 24th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, energy efficiency investment, energy efficiency targets, Energy Roadmap 2050, News, sustainable finance|

Making finance and investments sustainable is essential to achieving a net-zero emissions world by 2050. And energy efficiency has the single biggest role to play, writes Peter Sweatman.

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How Europe can lead the way to a prosperous, zero carbon economy

By |november 28th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, Energy Roadmap 2050, News|

Committing to net zero emissions by 2050 is a unique opportunity for the EU to show its leadership in securing a sustainable future: a future that is good for the planet, people and business, writes Eliot Whittington.

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EU’s 2050 climate plan sees ‘benefits of up to 2% of GDP’

By |november 28th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, Energy Roadmap 2050, News|

The impact of the transition to net-zero emissions will be positive for the European economy as a whole, despite the significant additional investments it will require, the European Commission says in its 2050 climate strategy, due to be unveiled later...

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Big business backs EU climate neutrality goal

By |november 26th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, COP24, Energy Roadmap 2050, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Paris Agreement|

Business leaders have urged the EU to scrap greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and increase climate ambition in time to stick to the Paris Agreement, in a letter seen by EURACTIV.

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Five benchmarks for a just transition to low-carbon energy

By |november 23rd, 2018|2050 climate strategy, clean energy transition, COP24, Energy Roadmap 2050, Energy transition, EU strategy 2050, Just transition, low-carbon, low-carbon energy, News|

The new long-term climate strategy for the EU can be a tool for a prosperous zero-carbon society if it addresses Just Transition, write Lisa Fischer and Rebekka Popp.

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European oil majors better prepared for energy transition than US, Chinese counterparts

By |november 12th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, BP, CCS, Climate Protection Plan 2050, climate risk, Energy Roadmap 2050, ENI, Equinor, ExxonMobil, gazprom, hydrogen, News, oil and gas industry, oil majors, Repsol, Rosneft, Shell, Statoil, TCFD, Total|

Oil majors are “lagging” when it comes to preparing for the low-carbon energy transition, according to a new report from financial watchdog CDP, which nonetheless praised BP, Eni, Equinor, Total, Repsol and Shell for taking the industry’s lead.

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Norway’s latest CCS revival attempt meets lukewarm EU response

By |oktober 12th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, carbon capture and, carbon capture and storage, CCS, Energy Roadmap 2050, News, Paris Agreement|

The European Commission has given only cautious backing to a project led by Norway that would see carbon dioxide emissions captured at source from industrial installations and shipped offshore to depleting oil and gas fields where they would be buried ...

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