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16-10-2018

REDay2018: key outputs from the conference

The amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) contains a vision for 2050 for the buildings stock in the EU – it will have to be highly energy efficient and decarbonised, reaching cost-effective nearly zero energy levels.
06-09-2018

The evolution and functioning of Europe’s natural gas market as a result of the Third Gas Directive

The liberalisation of European gas markets is widely recognised as a success by industry analysts. But EU politicians are sometimes reluctant to celebrate it because liberalisation on its own has failed to deliver on another key objective – supply diversification.
21-06-2018

The Future of Cooling: Implications for Energy and the Environment

The demand for space cooling in buildings is expected to grow exponentially in the coming decades.
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12-06-2018

COGEN Europe: Future energy system needs to combine heat and power

The cogeneration sector is committed to creating a resilient, decentralised, carbon neutral European energy system by 2050 with cogeneration as its backbone.
Electricity 21-03-2018

EU’s Clean Energy Package: Are we on the right track?

In November 2016, the European Commission presented eight legislative proposals as part of its “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package. Two of those cover the Electricity Market Design, with the goal of making it more consumer-oriented, competitive, flexible and innovative....
Electricity 07-03-2018

System flexibility as the key to a decarbonised and resilient European power system

In a decentralising energy system where the proportion of renewable energy penetration increases, enabling greater system flexibility of the EU energy market is crucial.
06-03-2018

Irish minister: We are the global leaders in taking variable renewable electricity onto the grid

The Irish electricity is now able to cope with 65% of electricity coming from intermittent electricity sources like wind and solar – an expertise Energy Minister Denis Naugthen believes can be replicated on a larger scale as Europe moves towards 50% renewable power by 2030.
27-02-2018

Transitioning to renewables: What role for biomass?

Wind, solar, hydro, biomass and geothermal are all potential renewable energy sources that can replace fossil fuels which are blamed for warming the planet.
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Electricity 08-02-2018

eurelectric: Powering People

Electricity is key to tackling some of the most urgent societal challenges like climate change, pollution in cities and depletion of natural resources.
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10-01-2018

Ethanol producers promote Paris Agreement goals with UNFCCC

Sustainable biofuels such as corn ethanol are climate solutions ready for use today, as the Climate Ethanol Alliance showed at COP 23 in Bonn.
29-11-2017

Engie boss: ‘Phasing-out coal, as quickly as possible’

Isabelle Kocher, the CEO of Engie, wants to "accelerate" the energy transition. After the COP23 in Bonn, she warns that Europe is "running out of time" and supports both "very high and mandatory" targets for energy savings, and for a carbon price floor.
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17-11-2017

Smart Logistics and Salt

Smart logistics and transport are the future for the salt business.
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27-10-2017

Biomass – the key to realisation of climatic goals and implementing the circular economy

Dawid Klimczak, CEO of ENEA Trading and member of the Management Board of Polish Electricity Association, conveys his message regarding the role of biomass in the energy transition.
24-10-2017

Sustainability: Renewable energy in Europe’s clean energy transition

Climate change is an urgent issue that demands global action. Following the Paris Climate Agreement, Europe has embraced the clean power transition and set itself a goal of becoming the world’s number one in renewables.
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17-10-2017

Circular Economy and Salt

Salt industry is confident of its role to power the transition from linear to the resource-efficient circular economy.
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16-10-2017

Renewable gas: 5G Energy

Natural gas can significantly reduce CO2 emissions.
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Electricity 13-10-2017

How do we keep the lights on in Europe ?

How the capacity markets should be designed to avoid blackouts and to ensure energy security ?
10-10-2017

Energy transition in France: What to expect from the new government?

The ‘Clean Energy for all Europeans’ package of legislation is the EU’s response to the Paris Agreement on climate change, setting out the bloc’s energy and climate policies for 2030.
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03-10-2017

Sustainability and salt

Salt is a basic material for chemical transformation, therefore, it can contribute to sustainability and be transferred in the rest of the value chain afterwards.
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Rethinking efficiency
05-09-2017

Rethinking efficiency by unlocking the savings potential of our buildings

We can achieve on average 30% energy savings in buildings by optimising the systems that control the heating, cooling, hot water and ventilation in our buildings.
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29-08-2017

Renewable Energy Directive: three recommendations to unlock potential of district energy

District energy can play a key role in providing sustainable heating and cooling. The revision of the Renewable Energy Directive should ensure a regulatory framework that uses this potential.
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Hitting the gas on energy & climate objectives

Marco Alverà, President of GasNaturally and CEO of SNAM, explains how natural gas can contribute to reaching the EU's climate and energy targets by reducing emissions, tackling energy poverty and integrating renewables into the energy system.

Under Pressure: Climate change and the future of the oil and gas industry

The Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil presented its latest Energy Perspectives report earlier this month, drawing up three possible scenarios for global energy-related emissions up to 2050.
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Healthy Buildings Day 2017
12-06-2017

Healthy Buildings Day 2017

One out of six Europeans – or the equivalent of Germany’s population – today reports living in unhealthy buildings, according to the Healthy Homes Barometer, launched by VELUX at the European Parliament.