Energy & Environment

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Energy 07-12-2018

Polish power sector contributions to COP24 in Katowice

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On December, 6 during Power Sector Day at the COP24, the Polish Electricity Association presented the results of the report on the contribution of the Polish energy sector to the implementation of the global climate policy.
05-12-2018

Finance for climate action is rising, but still a long way to go

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According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC (SR15), an additional 1.5% in global investment is needed to limit the global average temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Yet, if already...
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Energy 28-11-2018

Towards Poland’s 2040 Energy Mix

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The Polish Electricity Association (PKEE) welcomes the ambitious proposal of the Ministry of Energy on 2040 energy policy in the context of EU long term emissions’ reductions strategy.
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The role of Bromine in Reducing Mercury Emissions
22-11-2018

The role of Bromine in Reducing Mercury Emissions

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Mercury is considered by the World Health Organisation as one of the top ten chemicals or groups of chemicals of major public health concern.
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Copper and the Circular Economy
Circular economy 17-10-2018

Copper and the Circular Economy

The life of copper is infinite and has no end phase. Once mined, it can be recycled over and over with no loss of properties.
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Agrifood 30-05-2018

RED II: Time’s running out to save european biofuels

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As the discussions between the European Parliament and the Council continue on the recast of the Renewable Energy Directive, the European Oilseed Alliance (EOA) calls on policymakers to support European rapeseed producers and acknowledge the role of the EU biofuels sector in the decarbonisation of road transport and the coproduction of proteins for animal feed.
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Electric cars 25-05-2018

Polish power sector supports electrification of transport

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Electrification of transport will bring a broad range of benefits. Cleaner air (especially in densely populated areas), better urban transport, safer and quieter vehicles and lower oil imports. That is why the Polish power sector supports electrification of the sector.
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Energy 18-05-2018

How to meet Europe’s growing gas import demand

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As Europe’s domestic production of natural gas is steadily declining and demand is projected to remain stable, import requirements will rise in the coming decades. There are only two options to meet the increasing demand for gas imports – pipeline gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG).
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Energy 28-03-2018

The challenges of the petroleum sector

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How can the refining sector contribute to the reduction of transport greenhouse gas emissions and the improvement of air quality?
Energy 27-10-2017

Offshore drilling and environmental protection

In early offshore oil and gas activity, drilling wastes were generally discharged from the platforms directly to the sea. Until several decades ago, the seas and oceans were considered as limitless dumping grounds. Today apart from regulatory control, companies adopt voluntary measures to minimise the industry's impact on environment.
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26-09-2017

Mineral wool can play a significant role in designing sustainable buildings

The positive contribution of mineral wool insulation to the different pillars of sustainability is shown in the infographic.
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22-09-2017

Renewable energy is too valuable to be wasted – we must preserve Energy Efficiency First

Renewables have an essential role to play in meeting our greenhouse gas emissions reduction target but their use needs to be built upon tapping the full energy efficiency potential of buildings. #EPBD #energyefficiencyfirst
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Air Quality 05-09-2017

We need an Indoor Air Quality Performance Certificate

Poor indoor air quality causes respiratory distress and leads to chronic illness such as asthma, allergy and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Electricity 12-07-2017

Energy and climate scenarios 2050

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The EU has set a long-term goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95% by 2050. But getting there will be a huge challenge that will require a transformation of our energy system.
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18-04-2017

Not seeing the construction revolution? That’s a good thing. Find out why!

You may know silicones as the material of your favourite kitchenware or your swimming cap. But did you know silicones play a key role in many aspects of construction?
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30-03-2017

Windows of energy efficiency opportunities

Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient
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Energy 23-02-2017

LPG: Powering your Life.

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LPG is all around you! There are more applications using LPG than you can imagine. Discover more about this clean, flexible and efficient source of energy.
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Waste no water - The essential role of nickel

Waste no water – The essential role of nickel

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Water is a fundamental human need. By 2025, the World Bank has estimated that water demand will exceed supply by 40% as the world’s growing population requires more water.
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Nickel Recycling
Climate change 30-01-2017

Nickel recycling

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Recycling nickel is an important factor in nickel life-cycle and an important contributor to global sustainability.
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Energy 25-01-2017

European cold spell: Gas system delivers warmth and comfort

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The flexibility of our gas infrastructure ensures that European citizens can rely on warm houses and undisturbed energy supplies, even when temperatures drop, as they have recently.
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Measuring emission performance of Autogas cars
Transport 09-01-2017

Measuring emission performance of Autogas cars

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Autogas vehicles bring significant reductions in NOx and particles emissions when compared to equivalent diesel and gasoline models respectively.
How much money goes into Europe’s universities?
Education 24-11-2016

How much money goes into Europe’s universities?

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Almost a decade has passed since the financial crisis broke out, but universities across Europe are still feeling the pinch.
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Why is a thriving energy renovation market essential to drive the EU economy?
Energy 21-11-2016

Why is a thriving energy renovation market essential to drive the EU economy?

And what is needed to boost the energy renovation market?