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Europe leads the global clean energy transition

The ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy use in Europe was reached today between negotiators from the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. The deal means that two out of the 8 legislative proposals in the Clean Energy for All Europeans package (adopted by the European Commission on 30 November 2016) have been already […]

ENERGY ATLAS reveals 100% renewable energy is viable now

Technology now available makes a 100% renewable energy system viable, according to an ‘Energy Atlas’ published by Friends of the Earth Europe, the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, the European Renewable Energies Federation (EREF), and the Green European Foundation. The new report – a unique and comprehensive summary of facts and graphics on renewable energy in Europe, with country-by-country data – exposes the […]

MEPs set ambitious targets for cleaner, more efficient energy use

MEPs are ready to negotiate binding targets with EU ministers to boost energy efficiency by 35% and the share of renewables in the total energy mix by 35%, by 2030, as voted yesterday in the  European Parliament.  Parliament endorsed committee proposals for binding EU-level targets of an 35% improvement in energy efficiency, a minimum 35% […]

Commission unveils Action Plan for the Planet: Clean Energy Transition is here to stay

  Two years after the Paris Agreement, the Energy Union is firmly in the lead in fighting climate change. To that end the Commission announced a series of initiatives for a modern and clean economy at the One Planet Summit in Paris today, among them clean energy transition is one of the key initiatives. France has […]

EU must adapt the energy infrastructure to the needs of the future energy system

Today the European Commission (EC) has presented the Third Report on the State of the Energy Union that shows that Europe’s transition to a low-carbon society is becoming the new reality on EU’s ground. However, it also confirms that energy transition is not possible without adapting the infrastructure to the needs of the future energy system. […]

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