Electrification is the most critical enabler of decarbonisation and the single biggest opportunity of this decade. Climate change has set a hard deadline for transformation and we welcome the European Commission’s current target for a net emissions reduction of 55%...
2020 has been a year with plenty of dark clouds. Pandemic, economic hardship, layoffs and, of course, climate crisis. Yet, here at the end of 2020, it’s clear that, despite the serious circumstances, the clouds have a silver lining.
A deep decarbonisation of the European economy is doable, but it will rely heavily on an increased uptake of electricity – even if the challenges are very different across the individual use sectors, writes Kristian Ruby.
Clouds are gathering on the international climate agenda. But Europe must continue with its efforts despite the fact that President Trump has decided to pull out of the Paris Agreement, writes Kristian Ruby.
Europe is committed to the decarbonisation of its economy, a goal clearly reaffirmed at the COP21 in Paris. To reach this goal, the electrification of sectors which would otherwise only have limited decarbonisation prospects will be crucial, writes Hans ten Berge.
Energy is a major EU economic policy. It fuels growth in living standards and is the backbone of a healthy economy. If Europe does not get its energy policy right, ultimately the economy as a whole suffers, writes Hans ten Berge.