Germany’s new coal phase-out plan upsets country’s Coal Commission

By |januar 22nd, 2020|coal, Coal Commission, coal phase-out, Energy transition, Germany, News, Renewable energies, Renewable Energy|

Shortly after Germany announced plans to shut down its lignite-fired power plants, eight members of the country's Coal Commission voiced criticism that their work has been discredited and that these plans would result in an additional 40 million tons o...

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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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‘Green’ jobs see slight rise in Germany

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|Energy transition, environmental protection, Germany, jobs, News, Renewable Energy, wind energy|

In 2017, 263,883 people were employed in the environmental sector in Germany, which was about 12,600 more than in the previous year. Although this means that the amount of so-called "green jobs" saw a slight rise in Germany, the stagnating wind industr...

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Morocco energy boss: We need to build electricity bridges between Europe and Africa

By |oktober 18th, 2019|EU-Morocco, News, Renewable Energy, solar energy|

The solar thermal complex at Noor Ouarzazate in the Atlas mountains is at the heart of Morocco's renewable energy drive, producing over 580MW of electricity. Mustapha Bakhouri explains the country's plans to develop its renewable energy programme and b...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Morocco energy boss: We need to build electricity bridges between Europe and Africa

Germany eager to become global leader in developing hydrogen technologies

By |julij 24th, 2019|fossil fuels, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany, green gas, hydrogen, methane, News, Peter Altmaier, Renewable Energy|

Germany intends to invest €100 million annually into the research of hydrogen technologies. This could be the business of the future, as well as the country's next top export. However, the future of green gas is still extremely shaky. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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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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With new regulation complete, what’s next for EU biofuels?

By |maj 31st, 2019|advanced biofuels, bioethanol, Biofuels, ethanol, ILUC, News, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Directive, renewable transport|

After years of political wrangling over how to account for indirect land use change from biofuels in EU legislation, businesses now have the regulatory stability they’ve long been craving.

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Balearic Islands target 100% renewables, inspiring 26 EU islands

By |februar 18th, 2019|balearic islands, Climate Change, EU islands, News, Renewable Energy|

A plan by Spain's Balearic Islands to switch to 100% renewable energy and ditch coal power became law last week, while 26 islands across the EU are launching a new clean energy strategy on Monday (18 February).

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China seen as ‘absolute winner’ of clean energy transition

By |januar 11th, 2019|China, clean energy transition, Energy transition, News, Renewable Energy, solar power|

The transformation brought by renewable energies will alter the global distribution of power, relations between states, and the environmental drivers of geopolitical instability, according to a major international study published on Friday (11 January).

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Local Energy Communities: driver of the 2050 low-carbon agenda?

By |december 7th, 2018|clean energy, clean energy transition, News, Renewable Energy|

Households and neighbourhoods feeding small-scale electricity and heat into a decentralised European energy grid: this is the vision developed by proponents of microgeneration. As much as half of EU citizens – including local communities, schools and hospitals – could be...

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