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EU Parliament and Council have reached a provisional agreement to revise the EU Emission Trading System

After two years of negotiations, the European Parliament and Council, following the Commission´s proposal will revise the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020, as they have communicated today. This revision will contribute to put the EU on track to achieving a significant part of commitment under the Paris Agreement to […]

Delivering the energy transition for jobs, growth and investment

Last 7th of November the European Parliament organised in Brussels along the European Commission the High-level conference on clean energy financing: Delivering the energy transition for jobs, growth and investment, where the necessity and proposals to carry out the energetic transition and the subsequent necessary inversion in clean energy as a key factor to achieve […]

Europe will invest €2.2 billion on clean energy projects

The European Commission announced today how it will spend the remaining €30 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 during 2018-2020. It will focus efforts on political priorities such as clean energy, low carbon economy, climate action, circular economy, among others. “These breakthrough innovations will allow to create new markets, business […]

Public consultation on priorities for Network Codes and Guidelines for 2018

The European Commission has opened a public consultation to consult stakeholders on priorities of network codes for electricity until the 20th December 2017. The consultation is opened to public authorities, Member States authorities, private organisations, industry associations, SMEs, Consultancies, other relevant stakeholders and Citizens (inside and outside of the European Union). The European Commission has to establish […]

H2020 Smart Grids and Storage Projects together in EUW 2017

NOBEL GRID exhibited its smart energy solutions at the European Utility Week 2017 (EUW) between 3-5 October in Amsterdam, as part of the exhibition floor of the BRIDGE Initiative of the European Commission (EC) which united Horizon 2020 Smart Grid and Energy Storage Projects. This project zone housed 22 ongoing Smart Grid and Energy Storage projects contributing […]

Lancaster hosted the 2nd review meeting of NOBEL GRID

On 21st-22nd September, NOBEL GRID Project organised its 2nd Review Meeting with the European Commission (EC) in Lancaster (United Kingdom), where the 21 partners of the consortium presented the latest developments and products. CarbonCoop, partner of NOBEL GRID, hosted this meeting and guided the consortium through the pilot site located in Lancaster Cohousing, which was […]

Towards a unified European electricity market

During the informal energy and transport ministers’ meeting in Tallinn on 20 September, EU energy ministers, together with European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete, discussed the operation of a unified European electricity market. The discussions focused on key aspects of the electricity market design, in […]

New opportunities for public sector energy efficiency financing

Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, has published on 19th September an updated guidance note on the recording of energy performance contracts (EPCs) in government accounts. The revised guidance note clarifies the accounting rules applied to the treatment of energy performance contracts. It follows up on the work already undertaken by Eurostat to […]

The State of the Union 2017: A resilient Energy Union with a forward-looking climate change policy

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker yesterday delivered his 2017 State of the Union Address, before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, presenting “a resilient Energy Union” as one of his priorities for the year ahead and outlining his vision for how the European Union could evolve by 2025. “As we look to the […]

SLAM, G3M, DRFM and EMA App, the smart tools of NOBEL GRID

SLAM, G3M, DRFM cockpit and EMA App are the ICT solutions that will improve the European Smart Grids, thanks to the hard work of NOBEL GRID’s consortium during the second period of the Project. They may seem complicated acronyms but these smart energy tools will help all actor in the smart grids and retail electricity market. […]

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