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Share of renewables in energy consumption in the EU reached 17% in 2016 Eleven Member  

In 2016, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 17% in the European Union (EU), double the share in 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are available, as confirmed an article issued by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union  The share of renewables […]

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% […]

A strong EU industrial base backing renewables is essential to support the clean energy transition

The first high-level meeting of the renewables section of the EU Clean Energy Industrial Competitiveness and Innovation Forum took place in Brussels on 9th January at the European Commission, the event focused on the vast growth opportunities arising from the clean energy transition and on ways to improve the industrial underpinning for renewables in the EU. Opened by Miguel Arias Cañete, […]

Meeting Lancaster Cohousing in United Kingdom

Lancaster Cohousing is one of the five demonstration site of the NOBEL GRID project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Lancaster Cohousing provides the best test-bed for NOBEL GRID project since it has lots of on-site renewable generation (solar PV panels, hydro electric scheme and a single biomass boiler) as […]

Launched EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017

The European Commission has just launched today the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 , which will take place on 19 to 25 June 2017, and the call for conference sessions and award nominations for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards – the deadline for both calls is 3 March -. The theme for the 2017 conference will be ‘Clean Energy […]

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