Tag: European Commission

News and Policies, World

European renewable ambitions on track as green hydrogen era beckons

June 17, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The EU’s renewable targets remain well within reach despite COVID-19’s long shadow, according to figures released as countries urge the bloc to embrace the “missing link” of green hydrogen. Earlier this week, the European Commission said it has assessed the […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

EU nuclear sustainability needs expert review, utilities say

March 13, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

On 9 March, the technical expert group advising the European Commission on sustainable finance published its final recommendations on the EU taxonomy, including “substantial new user guidance” to help investors and companies meet obligations for reporting against the framework. In […]

News and Policies, World

Could Coronavirus Beat Green Deal In Slowing Climate Change?

March 10, 2020

Via: Forbes

Last week’s unveiling of a landmark climate law in the European Union has come with a variety of new obligations for European companies. Each will have to do their part to meet the EU’s goal of completely decabonizing by 2050. […]

News and Policies, World

The European Union’s proposed climate law has not gone down well with Greta Thunberg

March 5, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

A proposed climate law to enforce the European Union’s commitment to be climate-neutral by the year 2050 has drawn criticism from environmental organizations and activists including Greta Thunberg. Plans for the European Climate Law, as it’s known, were unveiled by […]

News and Policies, World

EU Unveils Fund To Woo Poland On Climate

January 14, 2020

Via: Forbes

Poland may have balked at the last minute at supporting an EU plan to completely decarbonize by 2050 last month, but the European Commission is still honoring its end of a deal meant to get Warsaw and other reluctant Eastern […]

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EU Beats U.S., Adopts Its Own Green New Deal

December 11, 2019

Via: Forbes

The European Commission today adopted a vast strategy to combat climate change over the next 30 years – a plan designed to make the European Union carbon-free by mid-century. “This is Europe’s man on the moon moment” said Ursula Von […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

EU grants another subsidy to Baltic Pipe under the CEF 2018

July 18, 2018

Via: Energy Global

The subsidy under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for preparatory works within the Baltic Pipe project was awarded in the CEF Energy 2018 call for proposals launched by the European Commission in March this year. The action titled ‘Reinforcement of […]