Transforming society’s foundations in the green transition

By |januar 23rd, 2020|energy, European Green Deal, News|

Over the last century, the chemical, mining and metals, and energy industries have shaped the quality of our everyday lives. Now they will have to transform again as part of the green transition. Here's how, write Roberto Bocca and Roderick Weller.

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50% Renewables by 2030: Creating a flexible power system to ensure EU’s renewable ambition becomes a reality

By |december 10th, 2019|DSOs, energy, News, Renewable Energy, TSOs|

Today in Europe, renewable sources of energy meet 30% of electricity needs. The binding renewable energy target for the EU by 2030 is to deliver at least 50% of its electricity consumption from renewable sources of electricity.

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Europe’s ‘MIT’ wants to accelerate innovation and support creativity

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Budapest, climate, culture, EIT, energy, European Institute of Innovation & Technology, Innovation, News, Northvolt, research, Sweden|

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology often referred to as "Europe's MIT", is a little over ten years old and has already supported more than a hundred projects. It is now preparing to launch a branch to promote culture and the creative i...

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Lyon football club attempts to reconcile sport with environment

By |september 26th, 2019|beehives, energy, environment, football, France, Life Tackle, Lyon, News, waste management, water management|

Olympique Lyonnais'newly-built OL City complex has been designed to be more environmentally friendly, though it initially attracted criticism for requiring a longer commute. EURACTIV France reports.

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EU opens antitrust investigation into PKN’s bid for rival Lotos

By |avgust 8th, 2019|energy, News, oil and gas|

Polish oil refiner PKN Orlen's bid for rival Lotos may reduce competition in Poland and neighbouring countries and push up prices, EU antitrust regulators said on Wednesday (7 August) as they opened a full-scale investigation.

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Profit, planet, and people: Dublin stadium’s approach to sustainability

By |julij 29th, 2019|Aviva Stadium, carbon footprint, Dublin, energy, Euro 2020, News, sustainability, UEFA, water collection|

Controlling the social, economic and environmental impact of its activity should be at the core of the administration of a sports venue, managers of the Aviva Stadium in Dublin told EURACTIV in an interview.

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Germany’s coal phase-out bill to be ready by end 2019

By |julij 5th, 2019|brown coal, CO2, coal phase-out, coal power, energy, German "coal commission", Germany, News, power plant|

The federal economic ministry has followed the German coal commission's recommendation by preparing a draft bill to phase-out coal power generation. However, things are going too slowly, according to the Greens. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Serbia snags piece of Turkish Stream pipeline pie

By |februar 13th, 2019|energy, Gas, News, pipeline, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, united states of america|

Serbia has been given the go-ahead to build a section of the Turkish Stream pipeline from the Bulgarian to the Hungarian border, so long as not only Russian gas is transmitted through the pipeline. EURACTIV Serbia reports.

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Regulated energy prices: The end of an era?

By |november 6th, 2018|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, energy, energy regulation, News|

Many European countries have various types of limits on gas and electricity prices paid by consumers.

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The role of capacity markets in the electricity market transition

By |september 6th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, energy, News|

The European Commission presented two proposals on Electricity Market Design as part of its Clean Energy Package of November 2016. Discussions on the package have tended to focus on the level of ambition, in particular Renewable Energy and Energy Effic...

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